Romain College of Business
12 hours; C or better required
The Romain College of Business offers individuals the opportunity to complete a combination of courses leading to a Certificate in Professional Sales. The required courses provide students a strong foundation of knowledge in the strategic and tactical aspects of sales and sales management and equip students with valuable interpersonal and digital skills needed to excell in a variety of modern professional sales careers. Students also have the opportunity to customize their learning experience by selecting an elective course in eitehr business and industrial marketing, services marketing, or a sales internship (sales internship must be approved by the Chair of the Economics and Marketing Department to count towards this certificate).
To earn the Professional Sales Certificate, an individual must complete the three required three-hour courses and one of the designated elective course for a total of 12 credit hours. A grade of C or better is required for the courses to count toward the Professional Sales Certificate.
The Professional Sales Certificate is available to all USI majors as a standalone credential. While there is no requirement that students must possess a degree in order to enroll in the program, many of the courses in the program have prerequisites.