Why add a minor in Professional Sales?

When you study Professional Sales at UND, you'll gain valuable insight into the minds of consumers, as well as the skills and expertise to help an organization grow and thrive. You'll learn through expert teaching, professional guest speakers, role play, negotiations and certificate modules. You'll also have the opportunity to participate in professional sales competitions. This minor teaches a variety of sales approaches, such as consultative selling, which is helpful for those not only in direct sales roles, but also those in selling support roles.

Because you'll study a wide range of sales techniques, this minor is a great launching pad for careers in business, marketing, sales management and other fields that demand an understanding of the consumer and consumer mindeset.

Professional Sales Program at UND

  • A great fit for those in direct sales as well as those in support sales roles.

  • Oriented toward industries related to North Dakota, such as energy, UAS industry and healthcare.

  • Most sales programs report their job placement rate at over 92%.

  • Focuses on in demand skills such as relationship building, communication and strategic customer base development and management.

 Professional Sales Careers


Expected employment growth of sales representatives working in wholesale electronic markets (agents and brokers) from 2016-2026.

ND Labor Market Information


Number of employees working in sales and related occupations.

ND Labor Market Information

Professional Sales Courses You Could Take