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Program at a Glance

Online Certificate
Rosen College of Hospitality Management
Credit Hours
Most Innovative University 2022

Confidently plan and execute dynamic events.

Impactful events are integral to our society, as they allow us to come together to celebrate milestones, learn, raise awareness and more. From significant industry meetings to small-scale gatherings and mega-events, their management requires flexibility and ingenuity. With your event management certification, you’ll be prepared to handle any size or style of event.

Your graduate certificate through UCF Online includes event-management classes on the topics of promotion, budgeting, marketing, organization, administration and more, with a strong focus on tourism and hospitality. Through our curriculum, you’ll gain a deep understanding of the organization and management of a variety of events in the public, private and third sector spaces.

Upon graduation, you’ll have earned an accredited event management certification online, preparing you to lead the way in meaningful, thoughtful event management. Get started today to earn your online graduate certificate.

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No GRE Required.
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3 Courses to completion.

Application Deadlines

December 1
April 1
July 1

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Course Overview

Event Administration

The examination of event management, focusing on sports and entertainment. This course covers promotion, budgeting, marketing, crowd control, production, legal issues, customer service, ticketing and concessions.

Explore a process-oriented approach to selling to the convention/conference market and servicing their events. This course analyzes the differences between and among venues and markets.

Engage in the organization and administration of mega-events, as well as the tourism impacts of the events on the destinations that host them.

Skills You'll Learn

  • Manage events at different scales ranging from wedding to conventions.
  • Provide a footprint of the impact an event will have on a destination.
  • Understand the different roles required to make an event successful.

Career Projections


Annual Job

Source: Lightcast™ . 2024

Career Opportunities

  • Convention Manager
  • Entrepreneur
  • Event Manager
  • Marketing Manager
  • Personal Assistant
  • Wedding Planner