Master of Business Administration Sales
Advance your sales career
Earning an MBA in sales from Strayer can help you develop the leadership skills you need to meet your personal and professional goals.
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Sales MBA program details
Our MBA in sales gives you the opportunity to improve your sales success by building on the knowledge and skills you’ve already learned in the field. You’ll gain abilities and know-how to develop a sales strategy, communicate with clients and lead sales teams.
Build skills to master the art of sales
- Build a targeted sales strategy that leverages appropriate inputs from key internal and external stakeholders.
- Deliver focused and engaging sales presentations that articulate a clear strategy and value proposition.
- Establish a process to identify trends through ongoing customer and market research.
Class size varies based on course objectives and the teaching demands of the subject matter. In general, Strayer University aims to keep the student-to-instructor ratio low.
How long does it take to get a master’s degree in business administration?
- There are 12 11-week courses in this program.
- How many courses you take at a time will determine how long the overall program will be.
- Strayer University credits are expressed in quarter hours.
- One quarter hour of credit is granted for the successful completion of 10 contact hours per course.
- The standard requirement for one course is for students to spend 10 to 14 hours in weekly work. Strayer’s course design uses this requirement to meet applicable regulatory standards.
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*Student is required to take two courses per quarter during disbursement period
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Program cost breakdown
This MBA program consists of 12 courses, with the price of $2,985 per course. There are additional fees for textbooks and supplies, a $65 technology fee each term and a one-time $150 degree conferral fee.
Courses from another institution may be eligible for transfer credits to Strayer, which can reduce the number of courses you need to graduate and your overall tuition. You can transfer up to three classes toward your master’s degree.* Strayer’s transfer credit page has more information, as well as a tool to estimate how many transfer credits you may be able to apply to your Strayer degree program.
*Students enrolled in the Master of Business Administration in North Carolina or Pennsylvania may transfer up to four classes.
Scholarships and financial aid
There are a number of financial aid options worth exploring on our financial aid page. To apply for federal aid, prospective students should fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form. Stafford loans are available for graduate study. These are direct unsubsidized loans, not based on financial need. Unlike subsidized loans, Stafford loan interest will accrue while in the program. Making interest payments while in school will help reduce the amount of principal that would otherwise build up.
There are also scholarships and private loans available for Strayer students.
More than 500 organizations – including corporations and community colleges – invest in their employees by partnering with Strayer University to offer access to discounted education programs. If your employer is a Corporate Alliance Partner, you may qualify for programs that can help you advance in your company and your career.
Nonfederal loans may pay the difference between the cost of attendance and the total of loans and grants received from other tuition assistance programs. The terms and conditions of federal loans are often more favorable than private loans and should be considered before exploring private loans.
Military tuition assistance
Scholarships are offered to eligible students currently serving in the military, as well as military spouses. Strayer is also approved by Veterans Affairs to accept and process veteran education benefits. Learn more about Strayer’s active military assistance program here.
In addition to participating fully in the Yellow Ribbon Program, Strayer is approved by Veterans Affairs to accept and process veteran education benefits. Student veterans can receive transfer credit for military training and life experiences.
Required MBA courses
Analyzes the interaction of individual, group, and organizational dynamics that influence human behavior in organizations and determine appropriate management approaches to foster a productive work environment. Examines a variety of theories, models and strategies used to understand motivation and individual behavior, decision making, the dynamics of groups, work teams, communication, leadership, power and politics, conflict resolution, work design, organizational structure and culture and managing change. Provides a conceptual base for managers to interpret, assess and influence human behavior in an organization.
You are the most important brand. This course will introduce methods to boost your communication skills and personal brand in a digital business setting using a variety of tools such as video, Skype and social media platforms like LinkedIn and Twitter. Topics covered include thought leadership, brand development, presentations, content curation, company/group interactions and trending topics.
Examines the strategic management process and implementation of successful business strategies in the highly competitive and dynamic global environment. Analyzes the impact of technology, government policy, and world economic and political forces on strategy formulation and execution. Analytic, integrative, and decision-making skills will be exercised through the use of case analysis and decision-making that will involve the core business functions, leadership challenges and global operations.
Examine the fundamental skills needed to be an informed and proactive sales professional. Learn how to identify stakeholders, build and maintain professional relationships, listen for/identify customer needs and perform relevant and timely market/client research. Work with case studies and simulations to solve customer issues related to product quality, supply chain management and the uptake of new products.
Learn to gather and analyze customer data, identify trends and work within a customer’s business strategy to take advantage of opportunities to drive sales. Explore various business and supply chain models and how they factor into customer needs and circumstances. Present a simulated data-driven proposal to help fulfill a customer need.
Explore written and spoken communication skills needed to be a sales professional. Apply these skills to a group capstone project simulating how to develop a sales strategy for a new product. Examine how to effectively structure written and spoken sales pitches, leverage team resources, collaborate with peers/supervisors and manage project timelines. Work with classmates to build and present pitches/proposals to a specific type of business audience (e.g. sales teams, product managers, financial analysts, etc.), including a relevant go-to-market sales strategy.
Master of Business Administration admission requirements
Before you can pursue your master’s degree, you’ll need to enroll at Strayer. Here’s what you’ll need to get started for admission to the university.
Learn more about the admissions process at Strayer.
Students applying to Washington, D.C., or New Jersey campuses must provide proof of proper immunization.
Transferring to Strayer from another university?
Some or all of the credits you’ve earned may be transferable.
International MBA students
We welcome international students from around the globe.