Certificate In Professional Selling

The Certificate in Professional Selling prepares students for a challenging and rewarding career in the sales profession. The program will enhance students’ abilities to sell themselves, their ideas, as well as products and services. It also equips students with knowledge and skills related to managing mutually beneficial relationships with customers. The Certificate in Professional Selling stresses the ethical aspects of sales, deemed a necessary prerequisite for sustainable growth. The Certificate in Professional Selling is built on a strong theoretical background but emphasizes applications and practice. The Certificate in Professional Selling is available to both business and non-business majors.

If you think you are interested in a career in sales, we encourage you to consider taking MARK 3322, our Professional Selling class. In this class you will learn about known and effective selling techniques that will provide you with the ability to make informative, persuasive, and ethical presentations in such venues as work meetings, PTA meetings, community meetings, church meetings, and student organization meetings to name a few.

If you are not sure about Professional Selling, please feel free explore our site. We suggest you start by clicking on the following link, Visualize Yourself as a Sales Professional

For more information, contact: Dr. Larry Chonko (Larry.Chonko@uta.edu) or visit the office of Marketing Department (Room 234, College of Business).

Admission to the program

Students seeking admission to the Certificate in Professional Selling must have completed 45 hours of college credit with a minimum G.P.A. of 2.0. Application here

Eligibility requirements

To remain eligible for the Certificate in Professional Selling, all students must maintain a G.P.A. of 2.0 or better with a minimum grade of C in every course taken as part of the Certificate in Professional Selling.

Students who earn grades of D or F in two Certificate in Professional Selling courses will be dismissed from the program.