The Conference Management & Event Planning (CMEP) certificate program is designed to provide a comprehensive overview and knowledge of the meeting and event industry. Gain a firm understanding of how the industry operates and knowledge in the designing, planning, coordinating and executing phases of meetings, conferences, conventions, special events and trade shows. Students will learn best industry practices and the role of a meeting and event planner.
A requirement to receive the Certificate is to develop a project plan for a specific conference and special event from start to post-event analysis. The project ultimately serves as a professional portfolio demonstrating the student’s learning and ability.
A 30 hour internship is required. Online students are welcome to contact the school for assistance in arranging for an internship in Las Vegas or to request for an introduction letter for an internship in their home city. Each semester, over 1,000 hours of internship opportunities are provided to students.