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Career Area: Business, Management and Administration
Associate Degree
Program Number: 10-109-6
Approximately 2 Years to Complete
This is based on full-time enrollment. Actual time to completion may vary based on the availability of courses a college offers and the number of credits the student takes in any given time period.
Credit Program
Most credit programs are eligible for financial aid, while most non-credit certificates provide valuable work-related skills on a short timeline. Check with the college offering the program to determine if it is eligible for financial aid.
Average Annual Tuition: $4386
This is based on one year of full-time enrollment for in-state students. WTCS tuition is set by the Wisconsin Technical College System Board in March for the following year. It does not include books, materials or program/college-related fees.
Event managers/staff

Event Management Careers

Recent Wisconsin job postings for this degree:

Conference Manager
Marketing and Special Event Manager
Convention Sales Manager
Meeting Coordinator
Director of Educational Programs

Average Median Wage


Event Management Programs

The Event Planning program is designed to prepare students for highly responsible positions in the convention, conference and meeting planning industry. Develop negotiation, decision-making, problem-solving and communication skills. Learn about contract law, facilities, financial management and related areas of convention, conference and meeting management. Major responsibilities of those employed in the meeting and event management industry include: On-site Management, Marketing, Client and Vendor Relations, Contracts and Risk Management, Program Development, Budgeting, Coordination of Logistics, Graduates may be employed by: professional associations, corporations, conference centers, hotels, resorts and special event venues.

Event Management Part of a Career Pathway Program Transfers Offered completely online Shared Program
Milwaukee Area Event Management at Milwaukee Area
Northeast Event Management at Northeast