UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Accounting Student

Accounting

Program Overview

Looking for an exciting and fast-paced industry?  A career in sales and marketing is in high demand and sales graduates report their career satisfaction at over 77% than their non-sales educated peers (Sales Education Foundation). Through coursework, the Center for Sales Excellence, competitions, and internships, Marketing/Sales majors are prepared for sales and sales management positions in all types of organizations and industries.

Highlights of the Marketing-Professional Sales Major

  • You may enter sales competitions to hone their skills.

  • The Center for Sales Excellence will prepare you to become globally-oriented sales professionals.

  • The Sales Lab supports the professional sales program by providing you with the opportunity to role play and perform mock sales calls to fine-tune their personal selling skills.

Skills and Learning Outcomes

As a student in the program, you will:

  • Refine your personal-selling skills
  • Apply social science theories relevant to consumer behavior in marketing decisions
  • Develop a formal strategic marketing plan

Career Opportunities

As a graduate of this program, you will be prepared for a career in the accounting field. Below is a list of potential job titles and employers that graduates may find employment or internship opportunities with.

Job Titles

  • Outside Sales Manager
  • Account Manager
  • Business Development Consultant
  • Director of Sales
  • Insurance Sales Manager
  • Account Executive

Employers

  • 3M
  • Target
  • Thomson Reuters
  • Wells Fargo
  • Menards
  • UnitedHealth Group
  • Ameriprise Financial Services
  • Ecolab

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