This program provides students with the essential skills necessary for a variety of careers in the sales, marketing, and management fields.
This program prepares students to succeed in the marketplace of the 21st century. This program provides students with the essential skills necessary for a variety of careers in the sales, marketing, and management fields. Curriculum includes instruction in the following areas: sales, marketing, research, customer service, telemarketing, and small business planning. Emphasis is placed on developing skills in management decision-making, interpersonal and communication skills, problem solving, and technology skills. Particular emphasis is placed the use of computer technology.
The Customer Service Certificate (16 cr) also offers marketing courses.
There are many employment opportunities for students seeking a career in the sales, marketing, and management field. Approximately, one out of every five people work in this fast-paced and dynamic field. Students may find diverse employment opportunities in retail, wholesale, production, or service related enterprises. Graduates in this program have careers that include sales representatives, managers, business owners, food brokers, buyers, merchandisers, and customer service representatives.
The employment outlook for marketing managers in the state of Minnesota from 2010 to 2020 is 9.9%, a high growth career.
Get started today by talking to a Northland Admissions Representative about connecting your educational goals to a Sales, Marketing, & Management career path.
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|Course #||Course Name||Credit(s)|
|ACCT 1108||Busn Math/Calculators||3 credits|
|BUSN 2210||Prin of Management||3 credits|
|BUSN 2218||Legal Environment Busn||3 credits|
|CPTR 1104||Intro to Computer Tech||3 credits|
|MKTG 1108||Customer Relations Mgmt||3 credits|
|MKTG 2116||Advertising||3 credits|
|MKTG 2120||Supervisory Leadership||3 credits|
|MKTG 2200||Prin of Marketing||3 credits|
|MKTG 2201||Prin of Sales||3 credits|
|MKTG 2205||Prin of Retailing||3 credits|
|MKTG 2304||Applied Sales Techniques||3 credits|
|MKTG 2306||Small Business Mgmt||3 credits|
|MKTG 2320||Marketing Management||3 credits|
|ENGL 1111||Composition I||3 credits|
|SOCI 1101||Intro to Sociology||3 credits|
|SPCH 1101||Intro to Public Speaking||3 credits|
|G5: History/Social Elec ( *See Elective Options Listed Below )||3 credits|
|MN Transfer Curriculum Electives||3 credits|
|Area of Interest Electives ( *See Elective Course Options Listed Below )||6 credits|
|TOTAL COURSE CREDITS:||60 credits|
Area of Interest Elective Course Options
For this particular pathway, NCTC recommends a student explore further coursework in the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum areas listed below. Need help? Schedule an appointment with a Northland Academic Advisor for assistance in selecting courses.
|Course #||Course Name||Credits|
|ACCT 1100||Prin of Bookkeeping||3 credits|
|ACCT 1104||Payroll||3 credits|
|ACCT 1124||Spreadsheet Concepts||3 credits|
|ADMS 1100||Keyboarding I||3 credits|
|ADMS 1102||Keyboarding II||3 credits|
|ADMS 1110||Word Processing||3 credits|
|ADMS 1114||Desktop Pub/Pres Graph||3 credits|
|ADMS 1116||Business Communications||3 credits|
|ADMS 1120||Office Procedures||3 credits|
|BIOL 2252||Anatomy & Phys I||3 credits|
|BIOL 2254||Anatomy & Phys II||3 credits|
|BUSN 2221||Prin of Accounting I||4 credits|
|BUSN 2222||Prin of Accounting II||4 credits|
|CPTR 1128||Help Desk Concepts||3 credits|
|CPTR 1136||Networking I||4 credits|
|CPTR 1500||Intro Web Concepts||3 credits|
|CRLT 2103||Job Seeking/Keeping||1 credits|
|HPER 1410||First Aid/CPR||1 credits|
|MKTG 2300||Marketing Research||3 credits|
|MKTG 2900||Internship I||3 credits|
|MKTG 2920||Internship II||3 credits|
|SSCI 1101||Human Relations||3 credits|
|G5: History/Social Science Electives|
|ECON 2201||Microeconomics||3 credits|
|ECON 2202||Macroeconomics||3 credits|
Students achieving assessment scores below the established minimums must register and successfully complete (with a grade of C or better) the required developmental courses in order to meet graduation requirements.
The college minimum scores for the Accuplacer Assessment test are as follows:
Reading Comprehension: 78
Note: Some programs may require assessment scores that exceed the college minimum in the areas of Arithmetic & Elementary Algebra.
Northland Community & Technical College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
Northland offers a multitude of opportunities, whether you're beginning your degree or returning to college. We're affordable, convenient, and flexible. Northland Community & Technical College – it’s more than just a great education. It’s about making a career out of what you love to do. Thinking about a new career? Think Northland!