College of Business

Seufferlein Sales Program


The Seufferlein Sales Program is an award-winning, USCA accredited program that prepares students for dynamic careers. Our 21-Unit Professional Sales Certificate has a fully accredited curriculum that provides students with the sales training required by today's leading organizations. This certificate is open to all students, but it pairs well with Marketing majors and minors. Please see a Business Advisor or visit us in Glenn 206 for more information! 

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Professional Sales Certificate

Specifically designed for marketing majors and minors, our 21-credit Professional Sales Certificate is a great way to differentiate yourself in today’s competitive job market.

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Professional Leadership Certificates

Our Professional Leadership Track offers students the opportunity to earn a Certificate in Analytical and/or Communicative Leadership. These certificates are open to all students, regardless of major.

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Sales Competitions and Events

Our professional sales competitions will push your personal and professional development to new levels, help refine your professional sales skills and knowledge, and help you get noticed by recruiters. 

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Clubs & Organizations

We highly encourage student involvement within our many career interest specific student led Clubs & Organizations! We are also a accredited members of the University Sales Center Alliance (USCA), affirming the relevancy of our teachings, and allowing us to further develop our program through learning alongside our peers in the field.

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Corporate Partners

Our corporate partners offer employment for sales program graduates and provide operational funding. Representatives also conduct classroom talks throughout the year and are involved in competition judging.

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Meet the Board

Our board is a coalition of business professionals with extensive sales experience who provide expert guidance used to shape the program. We strive to provide resources and opportunities that reflect the current industry to give Chico State students a leg up in the competition. This board makes that possible.


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Meet the Sales Faculty

We are incredibly thankful for the wonderful Sales and Marketing professors that support this program. Our goal to teach students "how to properly articulate a thought" would not be possible without them.

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Sales Lab

Our sales lab offers role playrooms equipped with cameras that are used to record, stream, and archive class assignments/presentations, role plays, mock interviews, sales competition activities, and elevator pitches.

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Letter from the Executive Director

"Our program is truly unique, successful and growing… COME JOIN US!" Read the letter from the director.

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Please email completed applications to tpvilla@csuchico.eduFor assistance filling out your application, please email or visit our office in Glenn 206.

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Contact Us

Seufferlein Sales LinkedIn Page    Seufferlein Sales Facebook Page    Seufferlein Sales Instagram

Glenn Hall Room 206

(530) 898-3840

Thomas Villa
Executive Director 

Emma Ritchie
Program Manager

Kristen Chatham
Program Manager

Alexandra Pomatto
Marketing Specialist

Ashley Mills
Marketing Assistant 

Kelli Litchfield
Operations Assistant 

Finn Blacker
Operations Assistant 

Matthew Fox
Enrollment Development Assistant

Natalie Bourn
Corporate Relations Assistant 

Christian Neiswonger
Competition Lead 

Max Mallari
Socrates Project Manager 

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