• Business Management Marketing And Sales

    Prepare for a wide variety of sales and marketing business careers with the practical knowledge and skills that will help you succeed in the business world.


Business Management, Marketing and Sales

At M State, you will get a broad background designed to prepare you for careers in the sales, marketing and management fields. The Business Management, Marketing and Sales AAS curriculum includes instruction in the areas of sales, marketing, research, communication, problem-solving and technology.

The AAS degree is 66 credits and offered on the Detroit Lakes and Moorhead campuses.


Here’s what you’ll learn

  • Professional communications and behavior in abusiness environment
  • Use of technology to meet business objectives
  • Fundamental sales techniques
  • Marketing decision-making skills
  • Management decision-making skills
  • Application of bookkeeping and mathematical processes
  • Critical thinking in a business environment
  • Understanding of the economic, financial, social, legal and cultural forces affecting the business environment


Why M State

  • Exceptional educational value
  • Hands-on instruction
  • Small class sizes with personalized instruction
  • Scholarships available
  • Online option for some courses
  • Learn from instructors with business and industry experience
  • Internships offer preparation for business world
  • Excellent placement rates

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Degrees Offered Click on a degree below to view details

Professional Sales Skills Certificate
Locations: Detroit Lakes, eCampus

Business: Marketing and Sales Diploma
Locations: Detroit Lakes, eCampus, Moorhead

Business: Management, Marketing and Sales Associate in Applied Science (AAS)
Locations: Detroit Lakes, eCampus, Moorhead

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M State's Business Management, Marketing and Sales program has articulation agreements with University of Minnesota Crookston and Minnesota State University Moorhead. Graduates from M State's Business Management, Marketing and Sales program can transfer seamlessly into University of Minnesota Crookston's bachelor degree programs in Business Management and MSUM's bachelor degree program in Project Management.

Articulation agreements ensure that students completing specified coursework or degree programs at M State will transfer into designated programs at partner universities/colleges per the terms of the agreement. This cooperative effort eliminates or minimizes the questions and confusion that sometimes accompany transfer and allows our students to be confident that their degree from M State will satisfy a substantive portion of the completion requirements for the bachelor's degree at the university/college they will be attending.


Meet the faculty

Bryan Christensen
Marketing Instructor, BES Director
Detroit Lakes
Contact Bryan
Michelle Ebsen
Sales, Marketing & Management - Instructor
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Marla Field
Sales & Marketing Instructor
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Sherrie Holmquist
Moorhead, eCampus
Contact Sherrie
Lynn Kaiser
Sales, Marketing & Management - Instructor
Contact Lynn


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Detroit Lakes


Moorhead Campus


Required AAS Business Management, Marketing and Sales courses

  • Business Math and Calculators
  • Principles of Management
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Global Business
  • Human Resource Management
  • Professional Selling
  • Customer Service
  • Advertising and Promotion
  • Advanced Professional Selling
  • E-Marketing
  • Retail Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Management, Marketing and Sales Internship

Learn more

· Visit minnesota.edu/programs

· Call 877.450.3322

Last modified: June 16th, 2015 at 03:47pm