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Sales, Marketing, and Management

at Northland Community and Technical College

Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Applied Science
  • Credits: 60
  • Delivery: Face-to-face
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

This program prepares students to succeed in the marketplace of the 21st century. This program provides students with the essential skills necessary for a variety of careers in the sales, marketing, and management fields. Curriculum includes instruction in the following areas: sales, marketing, research, customer service, telemarketing, and small business planning. Emphasis is placed on developing skills in management decision-making, interpersonal and communication skills, problem solving, and technology skills. Particular emphasis is placed the use of computer technology.

Program Locations

  • Northland Community and Technical College, East Grand Forks 56721

Labor Market Information

  • Buyers and Purchasing Agents of Farm Products

  • Median wage: $32.02/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
  • Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers

  • Median wage: $18.46/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
  • Demonstrators and Product Promoters

  • Median wage: $10.92/hour-Well below the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • Retail Salespersons

  • Median wage: $10.33/hour-Well below the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • Telemarketers

  • Median wage: $13.15/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
  • Door-To-Door Sales Workers

  • Median wage: $10.84/hour-Well below the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Wholesale and Retail Buyers

  • Median wage: $28.40/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Refers to national data. State data is not available.
  • Purchasing Agents

  • Median wage: $28.72/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
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Northland Community and Technical College
Northland Community and Technical College
1101 Highway 1 E Thief River Falls, MN 56701 Toll-Free: (800) 959-6282 Local: (218) 683-8800 TTY: (800) 627-3529