Professional Sales

Southeastern's Sales Program provides real-world experiences in what many executives call the single most important function in any business – sales. The program helps students differentiate themselves in the job market by enhancing their analytical and tactical skill sets, focusing on consultative selling, relationship building and developing trusted long-term partnerships with clients. In this growing sector of the career market Southeastern Professional Sales students regularly have jobs in place by graduation.

Other Concentrations

  • Advertising and Social Media Marketing
  • Professional Sales


  • Marketing
  • Sales Leadership (Certificate)

Required Semester Hours 120

Program Highlights

  • Graduates of Sales programs 'ramp-up' 50% faster than their non-sales educated peers
  • Faculty that have received awards, honors and recognition

  • College of Business accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International

  • Real-world ready experiences through professionals speaking in class and hands-on learning events such as role-play competitions
  • International sales competition recognition
  • Sales Program recognized by the University Sales Center Alliance and Top Sales Program of the Sales Education Foundation


What Can You Be

Types of Jobs

  • Account Executives
  • Business Development Representative
  • Inside Sales Representative
  • Key Account Managers
  • Marketing Manager
  • Marketing Researcher
  • Missionary Selling such as Medical Sales Representative
  • New Business Development Representative
  • Outside Sales Representative
  • Sales Engineers
  • Sales Manager / Specialist

Types of Employers

  • Advertising Agencies
  • Banks and other Financial Institutions
  • Business-to-Business/Industrial
  • Department Stores and other Retailers
  • Educational Institutions
  • Government Agencies
  • Healthcare Organizations
  • Insurance Agencies and Brokers
  • Marketing Research Firms
  • Mass Media Firm
  • Medical and Pharmaceutical Sales
  • Public Relations Agencies
  • Real Estate Agencies
  • Securities, Commodities and Financial Serives
  • Transportation and Distribution Firms
  • Travel and Hospitality Businesses
  • Wholesale and Manufacturing



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Student Orgs & Activities

Nationally-Ranked Sales Competition Teams

Southeastern Marketing Association

Pi Sigma Epsilon