Bachelor of Business Administration in Professional Sales

A degree in Professional Sales from the Coles College of Business will prepare you with the tools, skills, and support you need for success. Unique resources like our state-of-the-art Sales Lab and Center for Professional Selling offer experiential learning opportunities that help you make an impact immediately after graduation. Employers will be looking for you in this hot field! You will take courses in professional selling, sales management, business-to-business marketing, consumer behavior, entrepreneurship, and more.

Are you a right fit for a sales career?  A sales mentality is built from learning how to nurture interpersonal relationships, negotiate, and find the “win-win” in closing the deal.  Long gone are the days of tough negotiating; in today’s world, a salesperson adds value to both their organization and those organizations they develop as clients. 

Kennesaw State University, is one of only 24 schools in the country with a Bachelor of Business in Professional Sales.  Coles College at Kennesaw State is home to the annual National Collegiate Sales Competition and is also a founding member of the University Sales Center Alliance.



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Program Snapshot

Program Format: Face-to-Face

Number of Credit Hours: 120 Total Hours

Entry Term: Fall, Spring, Summer

Time to Complete: Four-year Program

Primary Campus: Kennesaw

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Degree Pathway

Stay on path for graduation by using the degree pathway that maps out your courses by semester and by year.

Professional Sales Degree Pathway
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Professional Sales Degree Benefits at Kennesaw State

  • Flexible Course Options – The Professional Sales degree offers flexible options to fit your needs and a busy schedule, including online, face-to-face, and hybrid (combination online and face-to-face) courses.

  • Hands-On Experience – Learn from hands-on training through classroom work. You'll have the opportunity to work in teams and participate in group projects to learn how to deliver high-quality solutions.

  • Diverse Career Options – As a Professional Sales graduate, you will have varied career choices that will lead to quicker employment.

What can you do with a Professional Sales degree?

Graduates from the Coles College Professional Sales program start with an average base pay between $45,000 - $60,000 with up to an additional $20,000 - $35,000 in potential bonuses/commission in positions like the following:

  • Business Development Manager
  • Account Representative
  • Sales Manager
  • Loan Officer
  • Sales Engineer
  • Financial Services Sales Agent
  • Advertising Sales Executive
  • Insurance Sales Agent
  • Software Sales Representative
  • Manufacturer’s Representative

Professional Sales Salary and Career Information

A career in Professional Sales offers many paths that can easily align with your current and future goals. Below are just a few jobs achievable with a bachelor's degree in Professional Sales from Coles College at KSU.

Double Owl

Double Owl Pathway

Double Owl Pathways allows undergraduate students to obtain their undergraduate and graduate degrees at significantly lower costs and in less time than pursuing each degree separately. KSU offers a variety of Pathways to choose from various disciplines, allowing students to graduate sooner and get a head start on their future careers.

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Department of Marketing & Professional Sales

Kennesaw State University 
Department of Marketing and Professional Sales
Burruss Building, Room 245
560 Parliament Garden Way NW
Kennesaw, GA 30144

Phone: 470-578-6060

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