One of the best
Find the flexibility you’re looking for. UToledo’s accredited professional sales program is one of the top programs in the world. Nearly all of our students find jobs before they graduate.
Earn your bachelor’s degree in professional sales online at The University of Toledo. We have been named one of the best university sales programs in the world.
The Edward H. Schmidt School of Professional Sales (ESSPS) is the only university in the country to offer an accredited professional sales program that includes a major, minor, concentration and M.B.A. concentration.
UToledo’s John B. and Lillian E. Neff College of Business and Innovation offers a world-class sales curriculum, professional certifications and multiple corporate, university and international, elite partnerships.
Professional sales students are required to have an internship. You learn best practices and graduate with the knowledge and field experience to hit the ground running and produce results quickly. You will know how to build successful relationships and think strategically.
Flexibility. Take online courses when it’s convenient for you.
High job placement rate and compensation. Nearly all graduates of The University of Toledo’s bachelor’s degree program in professional sales find jobs prior to graduation. Most go into business-to-business professional selling. First-year annual salaries range from $40,000-$80,000, plus performance-based bonuses that range from a few thousand dollars to $60,000 annually.
Online support. UToledo Online provides cutting-edge online technologies and innovative teaching practices. You will have full access to UToledo’s online resources, including a help desk for technical support and academic support services such as tutoring and writing help.
Professional skills development. An internship, job shadowing, and networking and recruiting events each fall and spring provide invaluable experience and connections. Your professional development also includes virtual opportunities:
Understand sales from all sides. UToledo students take courses in sales, purchasing and sales leadership to understand sales as a seller, buyer and manager. UToledo is the only university in the country to require professional sales majors to take a purchasing class to better grasp the customer’s perspective.
A global perspective. UToledo offers a joint degree program with Zhejiang University of Finance and Economics in China.
Leadership skills. Add our leadership minor and learn what it takes to be an effective leader.
Options. UToledo has the only professional sales program in the country to offer a major, minor, concentration and MBA concentration in professional sales.
Be more marketable with a double major. UToledo has one of the best business colleges in the country. Double-major in professional sales and another area of business by taking just two extra classes.
Every business needs salespeople — manufacturing, technology, construction, sports, entertainment, service or any other industry. Nearly all of our graduates find jobs prior to graduation as:
The Edward H. Schmidt School of Professional Sales blends theory with practice. Students get many hands-on opportunities to apply classroom knowledge.
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Sales internships are required for professional sales major students at The University of Toledo. Most internships are paid. Some lead to full-time job offers after graduation.