Concentration in Professional Sales

Professional sales is a rapidly growing field, and the Bradley Professional Sales concentration prepares students for this demanding area through real-life experiences, practice sales call role plays, interviews, receptions and other events for sales students and sales professionals. The marketing department offers undergraduate students a concentration and a minor in Professional Sales, as well as an MBA-level elective course on Sales and Sales Management.

Our graduates are equipped with both the proper selling skills and an understanding of what it takes to build and manage a successful sales career. As a result, graduates are ready to quickly perform at the highest level and are highly sought after by some of the best employers. Our program boasts a consistently high job placement rate, with recent graduates employed at companies such as ConAgra, AgCo, Cardinal Healthcare, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Verizon Wireless, Cintas, Infogix, MSDSOnline, Alcon, State Farm, Enterprise Holdings, McKesson and the Hon Company.

The Bradley University Professional Sales Concentration:

  • is accredited by the Sales & Marketing Trainers association
  • has been recognized by the University Sales Education Foundation as one of the Top University Sales Education Programs
  • is a full member of the University Sales Center Alliance

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 388 Global Supply Chain Management - 3 hrs.
    or MTG 420 Business Marketing - 3 hrs.
  • MTG 404 Advanced Professional Selling - 3 hrs.
  • MTG 493 Experiential Learning/Sales - 1.5 hrs.
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