If you want to learn what it takes to become a full-time event planning professional, the Conference Management and Event Planning certificate is an excellent starting point.
If your focus is on successful career placement after the program, our Executive Diploma in Hospitality Operations with Emphasis in Conference or Event Management will be ideal. The Exec Diploma includes the Conference Management and Event Planning certificate but adds three additional courses to maximize your qualification potential.
For the best hands-on learning experience, choose the classroom format. Conference Management and Event Planning meets for 12 weeks on Monday & Wednesday evenings from 6 to 9pm.
Upcoming 12 week classroom sessions: May 23 to August 17 (2016) / September 19 to December 12 (2017) / January 23 to April 17 (2017) / May 27 to August 16 (2017)
Optionally, the classroom FASTtrack option is 5 weeks long and meets Monday to Friday mornings from 9am to 12pm. This FASTtrack option is best for out-of-state and international students with affordable housing options available.
Upcoming 5 week (FASTtrack) classroom sessions: July 18 to August 18 (2016) / November 7 to December 13 (2016) / March 20 to April 20 (2017) / July 17 to August 17 (2017)
Online option: 24/7 access to course materials. Personal instructor. Interactive learning with fellow online students. Advanced Brightspace learning platform, mobile device friendly. Learn on your desktop, laptop, tablet or phone.
Upcoming 12 week online sessions: May 23 to August 17 (2016) / September 19 to December 12 (2017) / January 23 to April 17 (2017) / May 27 to August 16 (2017)