Sales Certificate

More college graduates of all majors will find their first career in sales than all other careers combined. The 12 credit sales certificate offers you an opportunity to gain many of the required skills to be prepared for a sales career, regardless of your major. 

Sales education is becoming increasingly important for today's college graduates. According to a recent study by the H.R. Chally Group, 82% of all marketing majors and 60% of all business school graduates are headed for a sales-related job.

Our sales certificate program is only one of two Wisconsin programs accredited by the University Sales Education Foundation, and one of fifty-five nationwide. It is available to undergraduate business and non-business majors as well as non-degree seeking students.

To be eligible for this certificate program, the you must meet at least one of the following requirements: 

  • Junior or senior standing at Parkside or another university 
  • An undergraduate degree 
  • Five years of business experience, preferably at mid-level management, or at an entrepreneurial firm 
  • Associate degree and two years of business experience, preferably at mid-level management or above, or at an entrepreneurial firm 



University of Wisconsin System Member
The Higher Learning Commission
Carnegie Foundation Elective Community Engagement Classification
AACSB accredited
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