Culinary & Hospitality Programs
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.
CA 120 – A la Carte Dining Room Service
CA 200 – Culinary Sanitation & Safety
HM 101 – Travel, Tourism & Hospitality
HM 165 – Fundamentals of Event Management
TOTAL HOURS REQUIRED
Meetings, Convention & Event Planners
2019 Median Pay
$50,600 per year
Number of Jobs
134,100 in 2018
2018-2028 7% Growth
Faster than average employment.
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.
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.