Professional Selling

Certificate Requirements

Certificate: Professional Selling

Required Credits: 16

Requirements
MRKT 320Foundations of Marketing3
MRKT 430Sales and Personal Selling *3
MRKT 434Sales Management3
MRKT 436Advanced Professional Selling1
BUSN 413Business Internship **3
Electives
Select one of the following:3
Agrisales
Negotiation and Alternative Dispute Resolution
Supply Chain Management
Modeling the Supply Chain
Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Sales Technology
Services Marketing
Total Credits16

Requirements for a certificate in Professional Selling

  • Certificates must be declared within the College of Business.  Be sure to officially declare your certificate by completing the Certificate in Professional Selling form online at  www.ndsu.edu/mgmt_mrkt. Please do so before or when taking MRKT 430 Sales and Personal Selling.  
  • To be accepted into the certificate program, students must have a 2.50 institutional cumulative GPA and at least junior standing (60 credits). 
  • To complete a certificate, students must earn a 'C' or better in all courses used to satisfy certificate requirements and a minimum 2.50 grade point average that is based on the courses used to satisfy the certificate requirements.
  • If the certificate or institutional GPA falls below the 2.50 GPA after acceptance into the program, the student will not be allowed to register for the CoB courses until the cumulative GPA returns to 2.50 or above.
  • Certificate students must satisfy all course prerequisites.
  • Approval for a certificate does not guarantee enrollment in specific courses.