Considering an Online Event Planning Certification?

Penn Foster Career School, the school below with the highest ranking, has proven itself as a leader in certifying students in event planning to become successful event planners, wedding planners, event managers, production planners, etc. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are currently 51,530 individuals employed as meeting and convention planners in America, and their average annual salary is $48,060. General and operations managers make on average $110,550 per year and there are about 1,689,680 of them employed today .

Event Planning Common Job Tasks
  • decorating area
  • communicating with clients
  • controlling admin
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Travel and Tourism Specialist

Learn how to become a Travel and Tourism Specialist - at home, at your own pace, with Penn Foster Career School. The Penn Foster Career School Travel and Tourism Specialist distance-learning program can be your passport to an exciting future as a Travel and Tourism Specialist. Train quickly and conveniently and learn the skills you need to succeed. You'll learn: * How Travel and Tourism Specialists use Computerized Reservation Systems * The key tourist destinations throughout the world * About tour and vacation packages * How to start your own Travel and Tourism agency And you'll learn it all at home — no classroom needed

Bridal Consultant

Become a Certified Wedding Planner -- at home and at your own pace -- with Penn Foster Career School. You can become part of this exciting profession with the Penn Foster Career School Certified Wedding Planner program. It's convenient, affordable, and accredited. Your studies include: * Wedding Ceremonies, Customs, and Traditions * Wedding Etiquette * Vendors and Services * The Role of a Consultant * ... and more.

Bridal Consulting Offline

Every bride and groom deserves a wedding that is creative, romantic and unique. We’ll show you how to make it happen – from getting a marriage license to choosing invitations, flowers and ceremonial music to making honeymoon plans. You’ll learn to work with caterers, florists, photographers and entertainers to creative one-in-a-lifetime events.

Bridal Consulting Online

This program shows how to arrange weddings that are creative, romantic and unique. It covers all the essentials, from marriage licenses to ceremonial music, bridal showers to bouquets, invitations to honeymoon plans. Students are also taught how to work with caterers, florists, photographers, entertainers and more.

Event Planning Programs by State & City

Top 20 US Event Planning Schools (campus and online)

Harvard University
Total Programs 113
Number of Subjects 76
Rank in USA 1st
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Total Programs 67
Number of Subjects 67
Rank in USA 12th
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Total Programs 215
Number of Subjects 164
Rank in USA 23rd
Haverford College
Total Programs 48
Number of Subjects 49
Rank in USA 54th
Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus
Total Programs 63
Number of Subjects 60
Rank in USA 66th
Texas Tech University
Total Programs 183
Number of Subjects 154
Rank in USA 150th
Texas State University-San Marcos
Total Programs 164
Number of Subjects 152
Rank in USA 204th
University of Idaho
Total Programs 150
Number of Subjects 127
Rank in USA 243rd
Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science
Total Programs 35
Number of Subjects 41
Rank in USA 571st
Alabama A & M University
Total Programs 69
Number of Subjects 68
Rank in USA 651st
University of Maryland-College Park
Total Programs 182
Number of Subjects 133
Rank in USA 665th
Brigham Young University
Total Programs 217
Number of Subjects 160
Rank in USA 719th
Arizona State University
Total Programs 8
Number of Subjects 108
Rank in USA 730th
Kansas State University
Total Programs 141
Number of Subjects 123
Rank in USA 875th
Southern Methodist University
Total Programs 127
Number of Subjects 108
Rank in USA 976th
Saint Louis University-Main Campus
Total Programs 127
Number of Subjects 117
Rank in USA 1085th
California State Polytechnic University-Pomona
Total Programs 91
Number of Subjects 83
Rank in USA 1276th
Utah State University
Total Programs 173
Number of Subjects 127
Rank in USA 1283rd
North Dakota State University-Main Campus
Total Programs 167
Number of Subjects 136
Rank in USA 1427th
Savannah College of Art and Design
Total Programs 45
Number of Subjects 44
Rank in USA 1668th