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Program: Event Management
Degree Type: Associate Degree,Certificate
Louisiana is a state of celebration, well-known for its rich culture, food cuisine, the arts, historical traditions, and spectacular events.
Through this program, the University will continue to serve as a stimulus to the community by creating a more employable workforce.
Upon completion of programs, graduates will be able to pursue employment at various places such as hotels & casinos, cruise ships, hospitals, convention/conference centers, sports venue, “Mega Churches,” retail outlets, and state or federal penal systems.
The A.S. in Event Management (EMGT) is designed to provide students with the knowledge and experience necessary to gain entry-level employment in the Hospitality Industry. In addition, it will provide area hospitality employers with a highly competitive pool of applicants. The associate degree curriculum includes twenty-nine (29) hours of General Education courses, thirty (30) hours of core courses, a three (3) hour EMGT elective and a three (3) hour business related course to comprise the sixty-five (65) semester credit hour program. A Certificate of Technical Studies of twenty-four (24) semester credit hours is included in the curriculum for students interested in immediate industry experience. This option offers eighteen (18) hours of core technical related courses, and a six (6) hour internship. Certificate students will be able to apply core courses toward the A.S. Degree in Event Management.
Please see your advisor or University Catalog for more information.