Selling and Sales Management
The Sales Education Foundation ranks Selling and Sales Management among the Top Sales Programs in the United States. 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. Professional selling is one of the fastest growing segments in business, creating a strong demand for technically sophisticated professional sales experts. Gain real-world experiences through a required internship or clinical experience, shadow a salesperson for a day, and engage in sales competitions with industry partners in the Center for Professional Selling. The Department of Consumer Science also hosts a career fair each year, drawing more than 60 employers to campus.
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Careers in Selling and Sales Management
- Account Manager
- Account Representative
- Customer Relationship Manager
- Entrepreneur, business owner
- Inside or Outside Sales Coordinator
- Global Sales Manager
- Marketing Director or Manager
- Technical Recruiter
- Sales Director or Manager
Transfer to Selling and Sales Management
Purdue admits to individual majors. In addition to meeting overall Purdue transfer criteria, such as minimum high school course requirements, applicants must also meet major-specific requirements. The major-specific criteria for this program are listed below. Students who meet or exceed these are the most competitive candidates for admission. Before applying, review the closed programs page to confirm your desired major is open to transfer students for your desired entry term.
Minimum GPA: 2.0
Also: Completion of a business-related course with a grade of C or higher.
Contact InformationHHS Undergraduate Student Services