Concentration in Professional Sales

The concentration in professional sales gives you skills and experiences needed for success in today’s sales environment.

Preparing You For Success

Bradley University is one of only a few universities in the U.S. that offers an undergraduate sales education and development program. This program trains you through a sequence of courses, role play assignments, personalized feedback, self evaluation and professional sales experiences.

The major is accredited by the Sales and Marketing Trainers Association and has been recognized by the University Sales Education Foundation as one of the top college sales education programs. It also is a full member of the University Sales Center Alliance.

By the time you graduate, your experiences may include:

  • Personalized coaching to develop sales skills firms want
  • Internships with regional and national firms
  • Regional and national sales contests
  • Professional development and networking with local business partners

Making Your Mark

Professional sales majors are valued by firms in many product and customer markets. In recent years, almost all professional sales majors found jobs within six months of graduation. They’re working at places such as the HON Company, VMware, Northwestern Mutual, Liberty Mutual and Frito-Lay.

Major Requirements

Marketing Major Required Courses - 10.5 hrs.

  • MTG 205: Marketing Presentations - 1.5 hrs.
  • MTG 315: Principles of Marketing - 3 hrs.
  • MTG 341: Marketing Research I - 3 hrs.
  • MTG 490: Managerial Marketing - 3 hrs.

Concentration Required Courses - 13.5 hrs.

  • MTG 304: Professional Selling - 3 hrs.
  • MTG 384: Sales Management - 3 hrs.
  • MTG 404: Advanced Professional Selling - 3 hrs.
  • MTG 493: Experiential Learning/Sales - 1.5 hrs.
  • Choose one from the following: MTG 346, 350 (recommended), 360, 381, 388, or 393 - 3 hrs.

Students must also complete Foster College's business core.