Culinary & Hospitality Programs

Event Management - Skillset

Earn a Skillset • 12 Credit Hours

Individuals who complete the above course will receive a certificate of Successful Completion of the Event Management Skill Set from the Mountwest Community & Technical College.

Earn your skillset in Event Management.


CA 120 – A la Carte Dining Room Service

CA 200 – Culinary Sanitation & Safety

HM 101 – Travel, Tourism & Hospitality

HM 165 – Fundamentals of Event Management 









Meetings, Convention & Event Planners

2019 Median Pay
$50,600 per year

Number of Jobs
134,100 in 2018

Job Outlook
2018-2028 7% Growth

Faster than average employment.

For the most current salary information, please refer to the Bureau of Labor Statistics “Occupational Outlook Handbook” found online at

Admission Requirements

The college adheres to an open admission policy which means applications with a high school diploma or GED are eligible for admission. Applicants with neither a high school diploma nor GED may be admitted on a conditional basis.

Potential Employers

  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation
  • Accommodation and food services
  • Administrative and support services

Career Outlook: 7% job growth projected from 2018 to 2028

Employment of meeting, convention, and event planners is projected to grow 7 percent from 2018 to 2028, faster than the average for all occupations. Demand for professionally planned meetings and events is expected to remain steady as businesses and organizations continue to host events regularly.


For organizations with multiple locations, meetings are the only time they can bring everyone together. Despite the spread of online communication, face-to-face interaction remains important.

Want to learn more about this program?
Interested in learning more about the MCTC program? Send us a message and talk to our program coordinator.
Lawrence Perry, Chef, M.S.
Program Director Hospitality Management

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