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Professional Sales, Undergraduate Certificate

University of Nebraska at Kearney

  • Course Delivery
    Fully Online
  • Total Credits
    12
  • In-State Tuition Per Credit
    $261.00
  • Out of State Tuition Per Credit
    $396.00

Earn your degree from the University of Nebraska at Kearney

Get the same diploma as on campus students

The online Professional Sales, Undergraduate Certificate is designed for those interested in developing or enhancing their overall sales knowledge to advance themselves in the field of professional sales. 

This may include students who are not seeking a degree, working professionals or students who are seeking a degree.  

Students choose this program to:  

  • Gain a variety of effective sales techniques and the ability to use them in adaptive selling.
  • Prepare for the sales force with skills to utilize limited resources effective and efficiently.
  • Learn how to properly implement marketing strategies.
  • Gain customer service skills.
  • Obtain exposure to Customer Relation Management (CRM) software systems and knowledge.

The certificate draws from courses offered in the Business Administration, BS program.  


Marsha Yeagley, MBA
Senior Lecturer

Marsha Yeagley is a marketer, who has worked in administrative positions in the service and educator sector. She has served as Associate Dean of the College of Business and Technology, Assistant Department Chair and Assistant Director for the Center for Small Business. Her specialities are professional sales, marketing plans and retail management.

To be accepted to this program, you must have:

  1. High school diploma or GED.

NOTE: This program is authorized, exempt, or not subject to state regulatory compliance and may enroll students from all 50 states

To apply to this program:

  • Complete and submit the online application for admission.
  • Pay the $45 non-refundable application fee.


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Application Deadlines

Rolling admissions. Application review will begin upon receipt of all required application materials.

Core Courses

Course NumberCourse NameCredits
Student choose one of the following:

Course Number:

MKT 438/838P Consumer Behavior, MKT 460/860P Product Management, MKT 336 Services Marketing OR MKT 430 International Marketing.

MKT 300Principles of Marketing3

Course Number: MKT 300

The course will inform students of the theories, principles and methods involved in the transaction and organized exchange of goods and services. Discussion of the history and evolution of marketing, its present-day challenges, and strategies connected with developing, pricing, promoting and distributing goods and/or services.

MKT 331Professional Selling3

Course Number: MKT 331

An examination of the role of professional selling as a key component of marketing communications. Various techniques of professional selling and methods for developing long-term relationships with customers are explored, including the use of role-playing.

MKT 437/837PSales Management3

Course Number: MKT 437/837P

The concepts and practices of an established body of management knowledge used to cope with the dynamic business environment of both direct and telemarketing sales; job descriptions and qualifications, recruiting, training, determining sales potential, establishing workloads, scheduling, allocating quotas, compensating, controlling and evaluating sales and people.

Cost for Nebraska Residents

  • Per Credit Hour

  • Tuition: $261.00
  • Fees: $61.25
  • Total: $322.25
  • 3 Credit Hours

  • Tuition: $783.00
  • Fees: $183.75
  • Total: $966.75

Cost for Out of State Residents

  • Per Credit Hour

  • Tuition: $396.00
  • Fees: $61.25
  • Total: $457.25
  • 3 Credit Hours

  • Tuition: $1188.00
  • Fees: $183.75
  • Total: $1371.75
Note: Additional fees may be assessed based on the enrolled course. 

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What's it like to take a program online?

  • Quality learning experience

    The University of Nebraska has offered distance education courses for more than 100 years so you can expect a quality, rigorous experience. Online courses are often highly interactive with faculty and students communicating through e-mail, discussion forums and chat groups. You’ll have direct access to world-class faculty – researchers who are experts in their fields or practitioners with real-world experience. Also, you’ll be part of a community of learners and can benefit from the perspectives of students from across the globe.

  • Flexibility

    Online learning gives you the flexibility and freedom to attend your classes wherever is convenient to you. You can save time and money by being able to continue to work and by avoiding relocation or travel costs. You will be required to complete assignments in a certain timeframe, but in most instances, you can log in and complete coursework during the time of day that works best for you. You aren’t tied to a specific class time.

  • Service you expect from a leading University

    Online learners at the University of Nebraska have access to the same student services available to on-campus students. An academic adviser will guide you along your journey, library services are available to help you excel in your program and career services are available when you are ready to take your next step. These are just a few of the services in place to help you succeed.

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