Modern Distribution Sales and Management

**The MDSM program at PCC is discontinued as of Spring 2022.

Program Features

Modern Distribution Sales & Management (MDSM) is a two year technical program focused on preparing students to successfully enter the distribution industry.  MDSM provides exceptional opportunities for tradition and non-traditional students to:

  • Network with industry professionals
  • Experience the industry first-hand on our many field trips
  • Learn directly from industry experts in and out of the classroom
  • Work as a paid intern during the summer
  • Earn course credit online

High School students have tuition waived for qualifying courses through SB155.

About the Distribution Industry

Distribution is responsible for 29% of the GDP, with more than $7 trillion dollars in sales and employing more than 6 million employees.
US Bureau of Labor Statistics on Wholesale Trade

Skills Needed

The MDSM Program and distribution industry are looking for motivated, critical thinkers that communicate well.

Degree and Certificate Options

Associate of Science, Modern Distribution Sales and Management
Associate of Applied Science, Modern Distribution Sales and Management*
Technical Certificate, Modern Distribution Sales and Management*

Student Internship Opportunities

Our internship requirement after the first year of courses is an opportunity for students to gain first-hand knowledge of their field and apply skills learned in the program. Students will be guided by the Program Coordinator, Jenny Egging, in selection and placement for the internships.

Career Options

Inside/Outside Sales
Inventory Management & Procurement
Distributor Finance
Branch Operations Management
Warehouse and Facility Management
Supply Chain Management
Logistics & Operations

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MDSM Supporting Partners

Stanion Wholesale Electric Co.The MDSM Program is sponsored by Stanion Wholesale Electric Co., and supported by industry partners across the state and surrounding area including:


Hajoca Prairie Fire Coffee C&O Sales
GT Midwest Bold, LLC. Site One Landscape
Consolidated Electrical Distributors, Inc. Massco Western Supply
WM F. Hurst Co. LLC. Mize & Co Winfield United
C&B Equipment Inc. Cross Manufacturing KanEquip
C&B Equipment Inc. American Electric Company Hyspeco
Neenan Co. American Tire Distributors Clock Medical Supply

The supporting businesses listed offer internships, field trips, and/or guest speakers.  The MDSM Program is also honored to have Texas A&M and University of Nebraska Kearney as institutional partners.

**The MDSM program at PCC is discontinued as of Spring 2022

Watch this video from Presidents of big-name companies (many who are guest speakers to the PCC campus) describe the urgency in needing experienced candidates for hire and the importance of the MDSM program at PCC in accomplishing that goal: