In the professional sales program at CMU, you’ll have hands-on experience with personal selling through our partnership with Carew International, one of the top 10 sales training firms in the United States. You’ll be exposed to key sales components through the same training received by Fortune 500 companies such as John Deere, Dow Corning, Coca Cola and International Paper.
Points of Pride
- As a CMU sales student, you’ll join the 100 percent of alumni who have secured full-time positions within three months of completing their undergraduate career — 90 percent of whom had a job at graduation.
- CMU students win national and regional sales competitions, with most recent honors being first place at the Pi Sigma Epsilon (national sales fraternity) competitions in 2013 and 2014, wins at four regional sales competitions, and a top-five placement at the National Collegiate Sales Competition.
- CMU has been recognized by the Sales Education Foundation for having one of the top U.S. sales programs for the last five years.
Put Your Degree to Work
As a professional sales graduate, you’ll have the opportunity to work in a number of industries including packaged goods, finance, medical/dental sales, accounting/tax, industrial equipment, pharmaceuticals and telecommunications. Sales positions include account executives, national account managers, medical sales executives and inside sales representatives.
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics sample data
|Job||Median Pay||Job Growth through 2022|
|Insurance sales agent||$48,150 per year||10% (45,900 more jobs)|
|Manufacturing sales representative||$57,870 per year||9% (169,300 more jobs)|
|Sales manager||$105,260 per year||8% (29,800 more jobs)|