Event Management Certificate Program

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Program Overview

Are you looking to gain an in-depth understanding of the creation, management, and execution of events and meetings? If so, the Event Management Certificate program at SHSU is for you! The Event Management Certificate program will increase participants’ knowledge of the event and hospitality industries while enhancing their abilities by gaining practical skills.

The certificate program includes two courses (Event Management I and II) followed by a 100-hour internship. Course content will include event administration, coordination, marketing, catering and hospitality management, event design and décor, and more.

This program is designed to be flexible, with both an online and face-to-face component. The face-to-face component will be taught bi-weekly at the SHSU main campus on Wednesdays from 6:00-9:00pm. One Saturday a month is required. The program runs January 14th through April 29th, 2015. Register today to reserve your seat!

Top reasons for enrolling:

  • Interested in starting a career (or side business in event management).
  • Currently working in the industry and wishing to advance a career or business by obtaining a credential.
  • No education or training in the industry, but accountable for handling events for a company or organization.
  • Earn points or continuing education hours to be eligible for professional organization, memberships, and certification exams.

Program Breakdown
Degree Type Professional Certificate
Length 76 Clock Hours Plus 100 Hour Internship
Enrollment Fall, Spring, Summer

Payment 1 ($600), Registration Deadline January 1, 2015
Payment 2 ($600), Registration Deadline February 1, 2015
Payment 3 ($600), Registration Deadline March 1, 2015
Payment 4 ($600), Registration Deadline April 1, 2015
Internship ($200), Registration Deadline TBA

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