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Business: Marketing and Sales

at Minnesota State Community and Technical College

Program Details

  • Award: Diploma
  • Credits: 33
  • Delivery: Offered entirely online with face-to-face options available for some/all sections.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

This program prepares graduates to enter sales and marketing careers. Positions are available in marketing, merchandising, selling, retailing and service businesses. This major includes courses in computer technology, selling strategies, customer service, telemarketing, and retailing and marketing concepts.

Program Locations

  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College, Detroit Lakes 56501
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College, Moorhead 56560

Labor Market Information

  • Buyers and Purchasing Agents of Farm Products

  • Median wage: $28.94/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
  • Demonstrators and Product Promoters

  • Median wage: $10.53/hour-Well below the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • Retail Salespersons

  • Median wage: $10.30/hour-Well below the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • Telemarketers

  • Median wage: $12.07/hour-Well below the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Door-To-Door Sales Workers

  • Median wage: $9.09/hour-Well below the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
  • Wholesale and Retail Buyers

  • Median wage: $27.47/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers

  • Median wage: $18.52/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • Purchasing Agents

  • Median wage: $29.28/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
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Minnesota State Community and Technical College
Minnesota State Community and Technical College
1414 College Way Fergus Falls, MN 56537 Toll-Free: (877) 450-3322 Local: (877) 450-3322 TTY: (800) 627-3529