Events Management Certificate

Earn a certificate in events management

Enjoy a certificate program that provides a perfect combination of classroom learning and hands-on experiences.

The certificate in events management prepares you for a career in planning corporate and non-profit meetings and events, as well as planning special events such as weddings, conferences, and festivals.

You’ll explore elements of convention and meeting sales, international meeting planning, non-profit meeting planning, special events planning, and sporting events management.

In three years or fewer, depending on your schedule and courses offered, you can earn this credential. 


  • The certificate in events management is open to current students, regardless of major, and can be pursued as a stand-alone degree or combined with an associate’s or bachelor’s degree.
  • In order to enroll in our certificate program, you must already be admitted. If you are not currently admitted, you will need to meet the admission requirements. Visit IU Indianapolis admissions to apply.

Certificate requirements

  • Complete a minimum of 18 credits in accordance with the specified curriculum.
  • Earn a minimum grade of C in each course.
  • Maintain a minimum 2.0 overall grade point average.
  • Tasting courses require students to be 21 or older.


We’re here to provide academic support. Contact the SHHS advising team for answers to all your questions.

If you want more information about admission to our programs, visit our undergraduate admissions page.