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Event Planning and Management, Pre-Bachelor

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #921 (BCR) Online
Our market-driven professional development sequence in event planning and management is a one-year online program offered through the Office of Distance Education and Off Campus Programs at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. 
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Overview

  • Discover the world of strategic event sponsorship, risk management, entertainment production and management for a variety of events ranging from trade shows to sporting events.
  • Experience a multi-faceted program designed for current students as well as industry professionals who wish to gain more knowledge in the field of event planning and meeting management.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Professional Event Coordination
  • Trade Show Management
  • Event Entertainment and Production
  • Sports Event Management
  • Event Marketing and Sponsorship
  • Event Risk Management and Safety.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.7

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.7 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • 2.7 (on a grading scale with 4.0=A; approximately a "B-" average) on the last two years of Bachelor's coursework
  • 3.0 on all previous graduate work (approximately a "B" average).

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    35213 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 35213 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    14085 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14085 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Funding

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