Gordon Ford College of Business
Welcome to the WKU Center for Professional Selling Website. Our Sales Program is one of twenty Fully Certified Sales Programs in the United States as a member of the University Sales Center Alliance, and we are one of 8 programs in the United States offering an academic Major and Minor in sales.
The WKU Center for Professional Selling is the only certified program in the State of Kentucky and the surrounding geographic area.
Sales Center Goals
This Center was formed by WKU in July 2007 with two specific goals:
- Education Focus: Enhance the perception of the sales profession while preparing students for a career in sales. Development of appropriate curriculum to include a Major and Minor in Sales.
- Business Focus: Strengthen the relationship between WKU and Corporations. Develop partnerships with corporations to provide real-world classroom activities in addition to internship or full-time employment opportunities.
Since 2007, our growth has been outstanding! We have grown over 300% in the last decade are are among the fastest growing programs on campus. Currently, we have nearly 300 students that are either majoring or minoring in sales. Within that minor, over 20 different majors are represented ranging from finance to PR, agriculture to psychology.
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