Sales professionals play a vital role in businesses and organizations across all industries. They’re revenue generators, brand ambassadors, problem solvers and solution providers. In today’s marketplace, a career in sales is considered an honorable, rewarding and lucrative profession. Additionally, sales skills add value to roles beyond formal sales positions, including customer support, technical support and services.
Southern New Hampshire University, named by the Sales Education Foundation (SEF) as one of the top universities for professional sales education,* provides the training and experience you need to pursue this exciting, competitive career in either our minor or concentration in Professional Sales. By enhancing your SNHU major with Professional Sales courses, you’ll learn how to meet the needs of today’s customers and hone your communication skills through collaboration with intro- and advanced-level students. You’ll also have the opportunity to network with successful, supportive alumni in the sales field, giving you viable contacts for internships and post-graduation job opportunities.
Students in both the Professional Sales concentration and minor have the opportunity to attend regional and national sales competitions. To prepare, students work one-on-one with sales leaders from businesses in the community. Many of these sales coaches are alumni of SNHU and take great pride in mentoring students to help them succeed.
Compliment your major by electing a minor in Professional Sales. You may take following three courses (9 credits):
In addition, you can take two courses (6 credits), depending on your program of study. (Discuss your options with your academic advisor.)
Customize your major with a Professional Sales concentration. You can add it to any SNHU major by taking three elective courses such as (9 credits):
*The Sales Education Foundation, a nonprofit organization and component fund of The Dayton Foundation, promotes the sales profession through college and university programs.