Professional Sales – Online Microcredential

Develop sales skills for professional and business success

People today are inundated with information and options. It’s no longer enough to have a great idea, product or service. To succeed, you need a creative sales approach that will help your offering stand out as the clear and obvious choice.

When you earn an online microcredential in professional sales from Oregon State University, you’ll learn the concepts and principles behind effective sales strategies and become skilled in identifying opportunities, persuasive communication and personal selling techniques. 


Required courses (12 credits)


The in-demand skills you’ll develop as a student in this microcredential will give you what you need to stand out and level up in your career.

  • Sales and marketing
  • Prospecting
  • Trust building
  • Communication

Start working toward a business degree

Not only will earning a microcredential in professional sales give you skills that set you apart in the job market, but it will also put you on a pathway toward earning a business degree online. You can apply the 12 microcredential credits directly toward a variety of Oregon State’s online bachelor’s degrees in business.

If you plan to apply these credits toward a full degree, we encourage you to first contact the program to learn about the degree requirements. Please note that acceptance into a microcredential does not guarantee acceptance into a degree program.


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