Become an Event Planner - Registration for Summer and Fall Quarters Begins May 26!
Earn an Event Planning Certificate, an Associate of Technical Arts degree, or a transfer degree to a Bachelor's program. Learn the practical and theoretical aspects of event and meeting management, including best practices in research, design, planning, budgeting, coordination, promotion, risk management, and sustainability of meetings and events. Already an event planner? Refine your skills and elevate your career.
Get Organized: Explore a Career in Event Planning
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Meeting/Convention and Event Planners are in-demand. Employment is expected to grow at a rate of 16 percent over the next decade — faster than the average for all occupations. Median wage for event planners in the Seattle area was $45,810 in 2012. Explore a certificate or degree in Event Planning!
Start a Bachelor's Degree
We offer two direct transfer degrees that allow you to develop the necessary skills and abilities to be a successful event planner and then to complete your Bachelor's Degree. Transfer to South Seattle College to earn a Bachelor's degree in Hospitality Business Management or Central Washington University (either in Lynnwood or Ellensburg) to earn a Bachelor's degree in Administrative Management.
Meet with a Faculty Advisor
in person- bring your questions or just see what we're all about:
Snohomish Hall Lobby
May 19, 12:30-1:30 p.m.
June 2, 12:30-1:30 p.m.
June 9, 12:30-1:30 p.m.
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