February 9, 2023

Coastal Bend College

The latest official news from CBC!

Coastal Bend College to Offer a Non-credit Certified Master Wedding and Event Planner Program

Coastal Bend College’s Department of Continuing Education has partnered with Ed2Go to provide a Certified Master Wedding and Event Planner non-credit program completely online.

When clients have a unique and special vision for their events, they call upon Certified Master Wedding and Event planners to make sure every aspect of their function goes perfectly. If you want to plan and execute premier events, this 100% online course will prepare you with the skills and mentorship to point you toward success.

According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), job demand for Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners is strong. BLS data anticipates an 8% increase in jobs for this area between now and 2029, which is much faster than most other occupations.

The BLS states that Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners earn $24.33 per hour or $50,600 per year. Salaries and bonuses can run much higher for experienced planners who specialize in premier personal and corporate events.

Certified Wedding and Event Planners design and produce weddings, bridal showers, corporate events and private parties. They undertake research and planning for timelines, budgets and event-related matters such as entertainment and security.

The program cost is $5495.

If you have any questions or would like to register for the veterinary assistant program at Coastal Bend College, please email ce@coastalbend.edu or call 361-354-2768.