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Professional Sales Program

Interested in sales or sales management? The University of Washington Foster School’s Professional Sales Program offers students a rewarding complement to an undergraduate degree. This nationally ranked program teaches students how to build and maintain business relationships, sell, manage, and lead. Students develop important career building connections through mentors, internships and a practicum to receive the knowledge and experience necessary to succeed in their career. The program is open to all UW undergraduate majors.

Why Earn a Sales Certificate?

  • Get hired! We have a 90% job placement rate
  • Gain hands-on sales experience
  • Develop important career building connections
  • Have access to prime sales internships and job opportunities
  • Develop strong presentation skills and confidence
  • Bonus: Sales courses count toward the Foster School’s Marketing Option

As soon as you earn 90 credits, you are eligible to apply to the Professional Sales Program! There are multiple components to the application, including letters of reference and a video. As long as you are working on completing those pieces, we urge you to submit your application to maximize the value that the program offers and schedule your interview! We look forward to hearing from you soon. For more information, read the Professional Sales Program Application Checklist. If any component has become a struggle, please contact the Professional Sales Program Assistant at salesprg@uw.edu or Director Barry Erickson at barrye2@uw.edu.