Event Management Graduate Certificate

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College : Hospitality Management Degree :CRT
Department : Option : N/A


Enrollment for the Event Management Certificate has reached capacity for Summer 2017. The next available term for admission is Fall 2017. 

The Graduate Certificate in Event Management provides knowledge and information that facilitates the effective organization and management of events in the public, private and third sector contexts.


The Event Management Graduate Certificate is comprised of three required three-credit courses, nine credits in total.
Total Credit Hours Required:
9 Credit Hours Minimum beyond the Bachelor's Degree

Required Courses—9 Credit Hours

There is no specific course sequence in that each course is offered once every year with students able to commence in the Fall, Spring or Summer semester.

  • HMG 6797 Event Administration (3 credit hours, Fall semester)
  • HMG 6528 Convention and Conference Sales and Service (3 credit hours, Spring semester)
  • HMG 6756 Mega Events (3 credit hours, Summer semester)

Application Requirements

Admission is open to those with a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution. An application to the graduate certificate program and official transcripts must be submitted. Applicants must apply online. All requested materials must be submitted by the established deadline.

Materials received after the established deadline may not be considered. Admission to this certificate is competitive; applicants meeting the minimum application requirements are not guaranteed admission to the program.

In addition to to the above application requirements, all applicants to this certificate program will be required to submit: 

  • A current resume.
  • An academic goal statement.
  • The GRE/GMAT is not required, however, the Admissions Committee may ask for the GRE/GMAT to strengthen a candidate's application package.

These documents must be attached to the application. While there is no set word limit, the goal statement should address the applicant's interest in pursuing the certificate program and fully discuss any experience that he or she has had in the field. A minimum of 2 years of full-time post-undergraduate work experience is required for admission.

Application Deadlines

Event Management Graduate Certificate *Fall Priority Fall Spring Summer
Domestic Applicants


Jul 15Dec 1Apr 15
International Applicants





International Transfer Applicants





*Applicants who plan to enroll full time in a degree program and who wish to be considered for university fellowships or assistantships should apply by the Fall Priority date.