Center for Professional Sales

business students

Sales skills are life skills

The Center for Professional Sales at WSU prepares you for careers in professional sales and sales-related professions. The program offers a Professional Sales Certificate and collaborates with business partners to provide hands-on experience, helping you develop the skills needed for any type of persuasive communication. The Sales Certificate is open to all undergraduate majors at both the Vancouver and Pullman campuses. WSU Vancouver has been recognized as a Sales Education Foundation Top University every year since 2006.

The Center for Professional Sales at WSU

For students

Combining the Professional Sales Certificate with your major will give you a competitive advantage in the marketplace. Enhance your prospects for immediate employment as you learn how to:

  • Sell your ideas to colleagues, clients and community members
  • Sell yourself to employers
  • Sell a product or service to customers or clients

Sales careers are available across myriad industries and offer good pay, diverse duties and excellent long-term career prospects.
With continued support from our center sponsors, we are preparing the next generation of sales leaders.

For the business community 

The business-to-business sales community is an important program stakeholder. The Center for Professional Sales strives to build strong relationships with the business community to deliver a high-quality sales certificate and performance-ready sales students. To get involved with the program, reach out to Center for Professional Sales Director, Julie Nelsen. Find current partner information online.