Ambassador Crawford College of Business and Entrepreneurship
Department of Marketing and Entrepreneurship

About This Program

The Professional Sales undergraduate certificate provides a broad spectrum of employment opportunities when combined with many different majors. It gives students the added edge in job hunting for sales related positions.

Contact Information

Program Delivery

  • Delivery:
    • In person
  • Location:
    • Kent Campus
    • Stark Campus

Examples of Possible Careers and Salaries*

Advertising sales agents

  • -6.5% decline
  • 139,200 number of jobs
  • $54,940 potential earnings

First-line supervisors of non-retail sales workers

  • -8.3% decline
  • 409,800 number of jobs
  • $78,560 potential earnings

First-line supervisors of retail sales workers

  • -5.5% decline
  • 1,476,400 number of jobs
  • $41,580 potential earnings

Sales representatives of services, except advertising, insurance, financial services, and travel

  • 6.0% faster than the average
  • 1,070,500 number of jobs
  • $58,770 potential earnings

Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, except technical and scientific products

  • 0.9% little or no change
  • 1,399,700 number of jobs
  • $62,070 potential earnings

Additional Careers

  • Account Representative
  • Consultant
  • Sales manager
  • Sales executive
  • Inside sales representative
  • Business development manager or representative

* Source of occupation titles and labor data comes from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook. Data comprises projected percent change in employment over the next 10 years; nation-wide employment numbers; and the yearly median wage at which half of the workers in the occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less.