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An Online Undergraduate Certificate in Meeting and Event Planning That Can Jump Start or Enhance Your Education

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Earn Your 100% Online Certificate in Meeting and Event Planning

This undergraduate certificate is offered entirely online, allowing adult learners the opportunity to fit a specialized undergraduate certificate into their busy lives.

This exciting discipline explains the processes for planning complex meetings and hosting special events. Students learn industry best practices and how to anticipate and solve common planning issues such as environmental concerns, administration, logistics planning, and client culture. The program was designed with the dedicated event planner in mind.

We utilize industry advisory councils to ensure students are learning relevant information that prepares them to meet the demands of the global hospitality industry. Students also interact with practicing instructors. Many are leaders in hospitality management and event planning. They bring their relevant experience in tourism, business, and lodging operations into the online classroom.

Program Objectives

Upon completion of this program, 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.

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A University Built For You

Accessible Learning

Plan around your work and life responsibilities with courses that are 100% online and feature weekly class schedules with no set login times.

Recognized for Quality

Part of American Public University System, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org). Several programs have earned specialty accreditation.

Save Time

Certificate students can typically transfer up to 9 credits for previous academic coursework, job experience, and professional training. We also consider ACE-evaluated training and credits by exam.

Future-Focused

You have access to our vast network of working professional students and alumni, and our career services team provides continuous assistance.

Real-World Knowledge

You’ll be guided by faculty skilled in providing an engaging learning journey rooted in real-world experience from government, Fortune 500 companies, healthcare, defense agencies, technology firms, and the military.

Your Time to Shine

You always have a front row seat in APU’s online classroom. Undergraduate classes average 18 students.

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Application Fee

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Transfer Credit Evaluation

APU does not charge to evaluate and apply eligible transfer credit.

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Textbooks & Ebooks

We provide no-cost textbooks and ebooks for all undergraduates.

$285
Per Credit Hour

Tuition for associate degrees, bachelor’s degrees, and undergraduate certificates.

$250
Per Credit Hour

For undergraduate and master’s-level programs with APU’s Military Tuition Grant for eligible students

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