Norcross, GA has two event management schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus, the highest ranked school in this group with an event management program, has a total student population of 20,291. It is the 66th highest ranked school in the USA and the 2nd highest in the state of Georgia (#1 is Emory University). To learn more about event management programs in Norcross, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of event management professors at Georgia Institute of Technology such as Yih Long Chang, Alka Citrin, Andrew Cooper, J. Michael Cummins, Mike Cummins, and Lucien Dhooge.
Event Management students from Norcross schools who go on to become event managers, event planners, management specialists, organizational management specialists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 6,116,380 people working as management employees alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $102,900. Also, Emergency management specialists make on average $56,900 per year and there are about 13,060 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta area alone, there are 130 employed emergency management specialists earning an average salary of $58,140. Management employees in this area earn $105,410/yr and there are 152,490 employed.
Norcross lies in Gwinnett county, which is one of the 106 counties in Georgia. Overall, the Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta area has 2,290,890 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0% unemployment rate, $22/hr average worker wage, and a $45,520 average annual salary. Thus, about 67 out of every 1000 jobs in Norcross are held by management employees, and 0/1000 are held by emergency management specialists.
Of the 2 event management schools with a 100-mile radius of Norcross, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Southern Polytechnic State University comes out as the most expensive ($9,037/yr) for event management students, with Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus as the lowest, reported at only $8,258/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Norcross|
|North Atlanta||GA||51,827||0||-||0||8.7 miles|
|East Point||GA||43,748||1||19.2965||19||23.9 miles|
|Mount Berry||GA||-||1||63.3969||60||60.2 miles|
|Toccoa Falls||GA||-||1||28.3429||33||66.5 miles|
|Rock Spring||GA||-||1||1.08982||0||84.8 miles|
|Fort Valley||GA||-||1||21.9471||51||97.8 miles|
|Warner Robins||GA||64,183||3||21.3509||61||98.1 miles|