Healthcare Sales Certificate

Healthcare Sales Certificate

College for Adults | School of Business

Are you interested in transitioning into a dynamic new career in healthcare sales? Prepare for a growing profession in which you can make a difference, bridging innovative medical products and services available to the healthcare providers who need them.

Program Details

Classes meet: Thursday evenings

Time to completion: 9–12 months

Credits required: 16

Cost per credit (2019–2020): $445

Start: Spring (February)

Most College for Adults students receive some form of financial aid.


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Transition to a Sales Career

This certificate is ideal for those with healthcare experience who are seeking to transition into in-demand careers in sales.

You’ll gain the essential learning you need to understand the technical details of life-saving or life-enhancing medical products and services — as well as the sales and business skills you need to help health professionals understand their benefits.

Master the scientific concepts, medical terminology, and business skills you’ll use to help physicians, nurses, therapists, dentists, and other care providers understand the technical details of life-saving new medical products and services.

The undergraduate Healthcare Sales certificate is also a great option for people who have already earned bachelor's degrees (in any discipline). If you have not yet earned your bachelor's, take healthcare sales courses while enrolled as a bachelor's in our healthcare management program.

College for Adults students on Fontbonne steps
Careers in Healthcare Sales

Earning potential for healthcare sales professionals is strong. According to the 2019 Medical Sales Salary Report, the base salary for medical sales professionals is $95,296, with the potential for additional income from bonuses and commissions.

Graduates work in medical device or healthcare services companies as field sales representatives, inside sales representatives, sales trainers, or technical/clinical specialists. Compensation levels and career growth prospects for healthcare sales professionals are strong.

St. Kate’s healthcare sales graduates work in leading companies, including 3M, Medtronic, Upsher-Smith, Johnson & Johnson, Boston Scientific, and Owens & Minor.

Graduates work in positions such as:

  • account manager
  • sales representative
  • capital sales manager
  • field clinical representative
  • medical team lead
  • diagnostic and monitoring specialist
  • associate sales consultant.

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