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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Marketing, Advertising, Communication and Writing

Careers in Selling and Sales Management

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.

  • Top sales programs average over 92% job placement for their students, within three months of graduation; the 2014 employment rate for our graduates was 98.5%.
  • Sales graduates report their career satisfaction at over 77%. Average starting salaries for sales representatives, average over $56,000.
  • Students from sales programs average 2.8 job offers before graduation.
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