Selling and Sales Management

College of Health and Human Sciences

Professional selling is one of the fastest-growing segments of the business world, which creates a strong demand for technically sophisticated and professional sales experts. Take business one step further by studying the human sciences of management through multiple hands-on learning opportunities including field experiences, sales competitions, sales-based student organizations, and attending the Retail and Financial Services Career Fair and the Student/Employer Reception. Students develop strong skills in communication, critical thinking, relationship selling, sales force management, business and marketing.

Selling and Sales Management has been named to the list of Top University Sales Programs by the Sales Education Foundation (SEF) for preparing and producing top talent in professional selling roles.

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Plan of Study


Transfer GPA and Course Requirements

Purdue admits to individual majors. Many majors require that applicants have completed specific coursework, and all have a suggested minimum GPA. The criteria for this major are listed below. Students who meet or exceed these criteria are the most competitive candidates for admission. Before applying, review the closed programs page to confirm your desired major is open to transfer students.

Minimum GPA: 2.5

Also: Completion of a business-related course with a grade of C or higher and completion of a financial accounting course (Management 200 course equivalent strongly preferred).


Contact Information
Phone: 765-494-8533


Almost every industry staffs salespeople, which means graduates have many career options and can choose jobs that best suit their personal interests. In many corporations, selling is the first step toward middle- and upper-level management. Examples of companies hiring our graduates are chemical corporations, food manufacturers, logistics companies, insurance companies, the hospital industry, pharmaceutical companies, medical device corporations, and real estate brokerages.

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Marketing and Advertising