This certificate program prepares students for an exciting career in meeting and event planning.
Students gain a solid understanding of the details and logistics needed to plan a successful meeting, convention, or special event. A graduate of this program seeks employment as an event planner, wedding planner, or assistant catering manager.
Successful completion of this program may potentially lead to professional licensure. Licensure may be global, national, or state-specific. This program meets requirements for the State of Pennsylvania. Requirements for other states may vary.
NOTE: Courses listed in the first/third semester will be scheduled for the fall; courses listed in the second/fourth semester will be scheduled for the spring. Students are encouraged to use the curriculum planner to keep track of courses taken and those still needed. In some cases, one or more courses may be taken in a different order than indicated on the planner. However, individual course prerequisites must be observed.
Prerequisites/Corequisites: Some courses require another course to be taken beforehand or at the same time. To check if a course has a prerequisite or corequisite, see the course description.
Do you think about the planning and prep work involved with special events or conventions? This program will teach you how to turn these thoughts into action.
View the required courses and curriculum semester-by-semester for Hospitality Management - Meeting and Event Planning, Certificate.