The Sales, Management, Marketing field is one of the fastest growing, largest, and most diversified fields of employment. This degree program is designed for students who want to start their career in sales, management or marketing and want to enter this dynamic, rapidly growing field directly after graduation.
The program introduces students to a broad base of sales, marketing and management related knowledge and includes experiences and opportunities for students to network and make connections in the community while they attend classes. The AAS degree option also includes general education classes that broaden the student experience and are transferable to other colleges in the Minnesota State College and University system.
Students develop skills in business applications, including communication, sales, prospecting, marketing, customer relationship management, managing a business, supervising employees, and related technology applications. Courses emphasize practical business related knowledge and hands-on learning.
During the program, students complete two internship experiences that directly apply classroom learning to the workplace. This work experience broadens student's knowledge and helps them successfully secure positions after graduation.
Students have the opportunity to participate in Collegiate DECA. This student organization facilitates student's connection of classroom skills training to real world application. Students in Collegiate DECA also attend professional business conferences and competitions and participate in volunteerism and community networking activities.