Insurance Sales Certificate

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Develop strong selling skills to help people attain financial security, while also acquiring product knowledge within the insurance sector, with an insurance sales certificate from Indiana State.

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Program Availability

The Insurance Sales Certificate program is open to currently enrolled students (except Insurance and Risk Management majors and minors) who wish to increase employability. For example, the certificate program is beneficial to students interested in marketing, sales, and general business. Students should consult with their advisors before enrolling in courses to ensure suitability and to plan their program of study.

This insurance sales certificate program is also open to working professionals. For application instructions, visit Admissions.

Program Highlights

The Insurance Sales Certificate program teaches you how to help people attain financial security, peace of mind, and preservation of dignity in relation to insurance. The program’s curriculum provides you with the opportunity to develop and document selling skills while acquiring knowledge about insurance and effective selling practices.


The Insurance Sales Certificate program consists of 15 credits covering courses focused on the principles of marketing, professional selling, risk and insurance, salesforce management, and business negotiations. You also will choose an elective course in insurance related to your interest in the field.


Transfer Credit

Indiana State University accepts credit from regionally accredited colleges and universities within the United States, and from selected schools located outside the United States. Credit also may be granted for military training and experience. Previously earned college credit can be applied toward completion of the program per these transfer guidelines.

Career Possibilities

The Insurance Sales Certificate program prepares students for diverse career opportunities in the insurance sector. This is a growing field, particularly in Indiana, which has more than 160 insurance companies. This certificate is excellent preparation for many insurance certifications and for graduates who are interested in becoming insurance agents.


Indiana State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Higher Learning Commission

In addition, the Scott College of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).