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MSU Denver’s Center for Professional Selling offers an innovative sales education curriculum.

Professional Selling Major, B.A.

Housed in the Department of Marketing, the Professional Selling major is a specialized curriculum designed to equip students with the necessary skills to launch meaningful careers in sales.

Our bachelor’s degree teaches the professional selling process, the importance of trust and relationships, value creation and communication, sales enablement technology, and what to expect from a career – all from faculty with real-world experience.

The experiential nature of the program provides students with opportunities to role play, network, and complete real sales assignments.

MSU Denver students have the option to complete this degree online or on campus.

Requirements for Professional Selling Major, B.A.

Professional Selling Major, B.A. (2022-23 University Catalog)

Sales Minor & Certificate

The 18-credit minor and certificate allow students from any major to add a sales component to their degree program. Required courses:

  • MKT 3000 Principles of Marketing
  • MKT 3160 Sales Leadership (formerly Sales Management)
  • MKT 3250 Personal Selling
  • MKT 4250 Advanced Selling
  • Plus two approved electives (consult with an advisor):
    • MKT 3300 Marketing of Services
    • MKT 3320 Inside Sales
    • MKT 3330 Marketing and Sales Metrics
    • MKT 3350 Social Selling
    • MKT 3750 Multicultural Marketing
    • MKT 3981 Internship
    • MKT 4020 ProSales Team

Sales Certificate (2022-23 University Catalog)

Sales Minor (2022-23 University Catalog)


“We had an excellent experience providing a case study for the students to work on with MSU. We had a lot of good collaboration putting together a timeline and putting the program together to make it a successful experience for everyone involved”.

Tony Crisci

Recruiter, Penske Truck Leasing