Graduate Certificate: Event Management

SCHOOL OF SPORT, TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT

About the Certificate

As an integral component of many industries, the event industry is continually growing at an exponential rate. The courses in the Event Management certificate program impart knowledge and information that facilitate the effective organization and management of events within a wide array of event planning.

While pursuing or upon completion of the certificate program, students may apply to the Master of Science in Hospitality Management (MSHM) or the Master of Science in Sport Business (MSSB) graduate program. Courses completed for the certificate program with a grade of B or higher count toward the master's degree program.

Campus Location: Main

Full-Time/Part-Time Status: The graduate certificate can be completed on a part-time basis. NOTE: International students may not be eligible to apply for a student visa based on admission to the certificate program. For more information, contact the assistant director of graduate enrollment for the School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management.

Admission Requirements and Deadlines

Bachelor's Degree in Discipline/Related Discipline: All applicants must present credentials that are the equivalent of the appropriate baccalaureate degree at Temple University.

Apply to this certificate program at https://sthm.temple.edu/certificates/graduate-certificate-in-event-management/.

Certificate Requirements

Number of Credits Required to Complete the Certificate: 9

Required Courses:

Year 1
FallCredit Hours
THM 5334The Business of Event Management1.5
THM 5604Event Logistics and Risk Management1.5
 Term Credit Hours3
Spring
SRM 5243Event Management3
 Term Credit Hours3
Summer
THM 5341Destination Events - A Global Perspective3
 Term Credit Hours3
 Total Credit Hours: 9

GPA Required to be Awarded the Certificate: 3.0 minimum

Contacts

Certificate Program Web Address:

https://sthm.temple.edu/certificates/graduate-certificate-in-event-management/

Department Information:

School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management

111 Speakman Hall

1810 N. 13th Street

Philadelphia, PA 19122-6083

sthm@temple.edu

215-204-8701

Submission Address for Application Materials:

https://foxgraduate.force.com/ERx_Forms__Portal_Login?type=sthm

Department Contacts:

Assistant Director of Graduate Enrollment:

Michelle Siporin

michelle.siporin@temple.edu

215-204-8701

Academic Advisor:

Heather Blackburn, Ed.D.

heather.blackburn@temple.edu

Academic Director:

Michael F. Sheridan, M.T.H.M.

michael.sheridan@temple.edu

Chairperson:

Xiang Li, Ph.D.

Department of Tourism and Hospitality Management

robertli@temple.edu