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Professional Sales, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
, MA,
Sales is the most common career entry point for college marketing graduates, and a popular first job for business students majoring in any number of fields, including economics, international business, management, finance and operations management.


 Employers continue to report frustration with their inability to fill sales job openings. These open positions often go unfilled because there is a shortage of qualified candidates who possess the skills needed to step into a sales role — and succeed — in a variety of industries or as a business development officer in the nonprofit sector.

Our Professional Sales major develops critical knowledge and perspective in the fields of revenue generation, business development and sales management, while nurturing an understanding of the role sales plays within an organization. This strategic mastery is coupled with pragmatic expertise, ultimately translating into success in the employment marketplace — professional sales management skills are highly transferrable across industries and can be applied in private and public companies, nonprofit organizations and social missions.

The skills and knowledge you will gain as a Professional Sales major are particularly well-suited to a number of revenue generation and business development roles across a variety of industries and markets.

Specific roles in professional sales management include:

  • Account manager
  • Business development representative
  • Consultant
  • Customer service manager
  • Inside sales representative
  • Nonprofit development associate
  • Online sales manager
  • Outside sales representative
  • Sales operations analyst
  • Sales support specialist
  • Technical sales representative

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Effective Selling
  • Sales Management
  • Sales Strategy and Technology
  • Internship in Professional Sales
  • Negotiating
  • Interpersonal Relations in Management
  • Managing Collaborative Relationships
  • Effective Speaking
  • Talk at Work
  • Theories of Persuasion
  • Business Forecasting
  • Managerial Communications

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

  • Application form with $50 fee
  • Official high school transcript
  • College essay
  • Senior Grades
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Standardized test scores

Tuition Fee

  • International

    46370 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 46370 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    46370 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 46370 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Waltham

  • 1515 - 3140 USD/month
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