Marketing Sales Management

Marketing Sales Management class with students role playing in the hall

Degrees and Certificates

Why Choose This Program

The Sales Management Marketing program gives graduates a combination of knowledge and skills that work in any industry.

Students will have an in-depth emphasis in marketing, management, and sales studies: marketing management, branding and promotion, sales management, professional sales, human resource management, customer service, entrepreneurship, business math, and accounting. 

Students also apply their classroom learning directly to an internship in a real-world workplace.  Many of these internships lead to employment after graduating.   

Grads from this program go on to careers as managers and supervisors, professional sales representatives, retail managers, sales managers, customer service representatives and managers, hospitality managers, marketing assistants, and managing or running small businesses.

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Technology Advisor | Marco
SMM Graduate
Marketing Sales Management
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Channel Delivery Manager | Stearns Bank
SMM Graduate
Marketing Sales Management
"DECA got me out of my shell, for sure. It transformed how I interact in meetings and how I present in front of people. I wouldn't have progressed in my career as fast as I have without the confidence I got through DECA and this program."
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Skills Acquired

  • Communication and presentation skills
  • Collaboration and teamwork
  • Confidence and leadership
  • Relationship building
  • Critical thinking and problem solving
  • Attitude of customer service
  • Selling and negotiating abilities 
  • Marketing and management skills 
  • Emotional intelligence 
2017 Placement Rate
Central MN average hourly wage

Career Choices

Career Options

  • Sales or Retail Management
  • Professional Sales Representative
  • Customer Service Representative/Manager
  • Entrepreneur/Small Business Owner
  • Marketing Assistant 

Potential Employers

Most industries employ sales, management, and marketing professionals 

Where Grads Work

  • Marco

  • Capital One
  • ATS
  • Best Buy
  • Fastenal
  • Primerica Financial Services 
  • Opportunity Matters 
  • St. Cloud Hospital
  • St. Cloud Technical & Community College
  • Integrity Global Solutions 

Pictured: SCTCC grads who work at Capital One, left to right: Mike Clausen, Abbie Wertz, SMM instructor Becky Shand, Michelle Molitor, Jesse Provo.


This program has an Articulation Agreement with Minnesota State University – Moorhead in the Project Management bachelor's degree.

Info Sessions

Contact Us

Rebecca (Becky) Shand
Northway 1-323-F

Program Costs

In addition to tuition and fees, students can expect to pay $1835-$2722 on books, materials, and supplies. 

Clubs & Organizations

Collegiate DECA - From the Classroom to the Boardroom 

  • A student organization for all Business students
  • Apply classroom learning through project-based activities with real outcomes
  • Practice marketing, management, sales, financial analysis, culinary, entrepreneurship, project planning, and various business skills
  • Connect and network with businesses that want to hire you
  • Learn and participate in competitive local, state, and international conferences
  • Practice community-based responsibility and the act of ‘paying it forward’
  • Become professionally responsible and develop as a leader as you prepare to enter the workforce
  • Meet new people! Work Hard! Have FUN!

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