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Certificate in Event Planning & Management

Courses in the Event Planning and Management program teach students how to organize, manage and market conventions, concerts, sports, expositions and other events. Students completing the program will be able to apply event coordination techniques within this multifaceted industry.

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Admission Requirements

Admission to SIU required. Student may apply as undeclared undergraduate or graduate student. Application can be made online at http://admissions.siu.edu/apply/

Transfer Policy

Transfer Student Services will determine the acceptance of credit and its applicability toward University Core Curriculum requirements. All credit accepted for transfer, which is not applied to University Core Curriculum requirements or Hospitality, Tourism, and Event Management, will be considered general transfer credit.

Special Characteristics

The event planning and management program is designed to provide a broad view of the meetings and event industry. Completion of this program will provide students with the skills and knowledge to begin building a career in event planning. Courses are well-suited to those employed in non-traditional event professions where event planning responsibilities exist.