The undergraduate certificate in Meeting and Event Planning is a concentrated overview of the multi-million dollar conference, exposition, and convention business. This online program brings you real-world experiences in planning, selling, and servicing meetings and conventions, with a focus on travel and tourism management. This online certificate is intended for undergraduate students who want to expand their knowledge of meeting and event planning without committing to a degree program.

Certificate Objectives

Upon completion of this certificate, the student will be able to:

  • Apply the steps involved in planning meetings and special events.
  • Evaluate the administration and logistics of a given event scenario.
  • Explain the environmental concerns involved in managing an event.
  • Analyze elements of a client culture affecting meeting and event planning.

Certificate Requirements (18 semester hours)

HOSP100Introduction to Hospitality Management3
HOSP308Meeting and Convention Planning3
HOSP309Convention Sales and Services3
HOSP320Business and Conference Hospitality Mgmt3
HOSP410Advanced Tourism and Hospitality Management3
HOSP415Destinations and Cultures3
Total Semester Hours18