Social Commerce and Sales Certificate

Earn Your Certificate in About 1 Year by Taking All Courses Online!

This 21 credit-hour certificate program is to provide in-service and pre-service training and development for professional sales and sales management employees representing manufacturers, service marketers, wholesalers and retailers. The program can meet both the career needs of individuals seeking to develop and expand their selling and account management skills and those preparing for sales management responsibilities.

This fully online program means you save time by not having to travel for class sessions.

The credit earned for this certificate can also be applied to the Business Administration A.A.S. degree.

Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

To learn more, visit the Business Administration web page.

Space is limited for the August 17, 2021 program start.

Benefits of This Fast Track Program

  • Earn college credit that can be applied toward an accredited Associate's degree.
  • Prepare to enter a new industry or advance your career within social commerce and sales.
  • Apply newly acquired knowledge within your current position.
  • Learn from skilled instructors who are sales or marketing experts.
  • Work closely with professors and get individual attention in the classroom since Harper’s Business Administration programs have a 19:1 student-to-faculty ratio.
  • Interact and share experiences with fellow students as part of a cohort.
  • Get support from dedicated academic advisors throughout the program.
  • Take all courses in an online format.

What You'll Learn

  • Understand business organization and leadership in the context of small and large organizations.
  • Discuss the primary factors of successful selling of goods or services.
  • Source, identify and evaluate prospective customers and consumers.
  • Communicate and provide content to web-based businesses.
  • How to use major social platforms on a smartphone to market and increase sales.
  • Identify and evaluate how to develop a retain a competitive advantage in the rapidly changing business environment.
  • Write and speak more effectively in business situations.

Sample Course Schedule - Social Media Specialist Certificate

Your actual schedule may be different. Classes are entirely online.

Timeframe Course # Credit Hours Course Name


Attend a mandatory orientation focused on your success in the program.

Semester 1

ENT 154






Internet Marketing

Semester 2

MKT 180


Strategic Communication for a Digital World


MKT 140


Principles of Professional Selling

Semster 3

MKT 243


Social Commerce and Sales

Semester 4

MKT 145


Identify and Evaluate Prospective Customers


MKT 242


Creating a Competitive Advantage

21 credits: Social Commerce and Sales Certificate earned.

Job Outlook and Wage Information

Next Steps

For more information about Harper's Fast Track Program, please contact us at 847.925.6438 or, schedule an appointment or attend an info session.