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Event Management Graduate Certificate (discontinued)

Please Note: As of November 1, 2016 admission to the program has been suspended with the intent to terminate the program. Students currently accepted to the program should contact the Certificate Program Coordinator at

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Rosemary Prince
(850) 645-9773

The event management professional must possess a unique combination of skills and techniques. The Graduate Certificate in Event Management program is designed to provide online advanced education to professionals employed in areas responsible for managing events.


Regionally accredited through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

Method of Delivery


Time or Location Requirements

Practicum may take place with a variety of agencies that have quality event programs and services, the desire and ability to cooperate in providing a stimulating learning experience and qualified personnel to supervise students. Students complete a minimum of 150 hours over an extended period of time, but not less than twelve weeks. The Event Management Certificate Program Coordinator has a listing of approved agencies which have been prequalified to provide the practicum experience and will provide assistance with access to these providers upon request. Practicums at new agencies must be approved by the Certificate Program Coordinator.


The program is designed to prepare professionals in event planning management, parks and recreation, communications, business, public relations, marketing, sport management, non-profit management, resort and commercial properties, hospitality industry, meeting planning, association management, and Federal, state, local government sectors.


The cost of this program is equal to tuition and fees for the Academic Year 2018-19 as stated on the Student Business Services website, plus a per credit hour distance learning fee (fees vary by course). Contact the department for more specific fee information relative to student status and location.

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