Professional Sales Certificate

For Business and Non-Business Majors Alike

Designed to provide opportunities for students by enhancing their fundamental knowledge and developing sales skills that are desired by industry, the Professional Sales Certificate provides hands-on, applied skills and experiences to enable students to transition smoothly to a career as a sales professional. 


Required Courses:
  • MKT 350 Principles of Personal Selling
  • MKT 465 Advanced Selling and Sales Force Management
Elective Courses (Choose 2 from the list below):
  • MKT 301 Fundamentals of Marketing
  • MGT 301 Principles of Management
  • GAD 250 Business Communications
  • COM 225 Media Writing
  • COM 240 Professional Communication
  • COM 242 Public and Professional Speaking
  • FMA 222 Writing the Short Script
  • FMA 321 Writing for Broadcast and Interactive Media
  • EEC 414 Technical Communication
  • NUR 346 Professional Writing and Communication
  • MKT 457 Social Media and Mobile Marketing*
  • MKT 466 Sales Technology and Decision Making
  • MKT 491 Professional Sales Practicum*

*Pre-requisite is MKT 301: Fundamentals of Marketing.


Business and non-business undergraduate students or students with a Bachelor's Degree are eligible to apply for the certificate. 

Please contact the Undergraduate Business Advising Office to have the Professional Sales Certificate added to your academic plan:


Monte Ahuja College of Business

1860 East 18th Street, BU 219

PHONE: 216.687.3729