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Professional Certificate in Meeting and Event Planning

Start or grow your career as a meeting and event planner with a Professional Certificate in Meeting and Event Planning from CSUSM!

Course topics include:

  • Fundamentals of Meeting and Event Planning
  • Logistical Planning
  • Finance and Budgeting 
  • Legal Issues for Event Planners
  • Food and Beverage
  • Communication Skills
  • Independent Meeting Professional
  • Wedding Planning
  • Planning Nonprofit Events

Who should attend:

This program is designed for those looking to start or advance their event planning career. Anyone who is interested in leaning how to organize, manage and lead meeting and event planning services for corporations, nonprofit organizations, small businesses and similar groups. 

Program Information:

Dates:  fall program begins in September - Registration now open!

Days: Tuesdays and Thursdays
Time: 6:00-9:00pm
Location: CSUSM San Marcos
Fee: $169 per class, $1690 entire certificate
CSUSM students and alumni receive 15% savings!
Funding: MyCAA and WIOA funding approved

Request more information by filling out the form below.

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Schedule & Courses

Join us for an info session:
Tuesday, August 20 at 6:00 p.m.
CSUSM San Marcos



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