Create an experience to remember
When you enroll in the event management program at Lynn University, you’ll get the tools you need to execute incredible events—from experts in event design, planning and management.
Event planning is more than just throwing a great party. With the bachelor’s in event management, you will learn how to stage events ranging from weddings to music festivals. You will also gain the knowledge it takes to work for a major hotel or corporation.
Lynn’s event planning students take part in two internships that count as credits. Through your internship, you will gain both personal experience and networking opportunities that will be highly beneficial when it’s time to apply for event planning jobs.
What you’ll learn in the event management degree program
- Managing, operating and controlling an event
- Contracts and legalities
- Food and resort industries
Learning doesn’t get more innovative than this.
At Lynn University, we embrace technology by encouraging our students to engage with course content through iPads, and our professors can develop custom course materials.
Event management curriculum
The event planning program at Lynn allows you to take degree-specific classes beginning in your first year. That means you can start learning the event planning and management topics you care about the most right away.
Graduates must complete a total of 120 credits in the following categories:
- 45 university core curriculum credits
- 36 college core credits
- 15 major credits
- 24 elective credits
HA 110 Introduction to Event Management
Learn the logistics and managerial considerations involved with the event industry. Focus on planning, executing and analyzing the success of events.
HA 401 Current Issues in Event Management
Examine current issues that are not covered in existing courses and become exposed to recent developments and future research in the hospitality industry.
HA 370 Group and Convention Management
Discover the scope and various segments of the convention market. Learn what is required to meet the individual needs of patrons, and explore methods and techniques that lend to the development and implementation of more competitive service.
Event planning jobs and careers
With an event planning degree, you can look forward to a variety of event planning jobs and careers, including:
- Wedding planner
- Campaign coordinator
- Concert producer
- Sporting event coordinator
Your expertise in event planning is valuable for companies looking to host functions and celebrations, such as:
- Corporate meetings
- Sporting events
- Government meetings
- Association meetings
- Charity galas