Events & Entertainment Management

The Bachelor of Science (BS) in Events and Entertainment degree prepares students for dynamic careers in the abundant events and entertainment sectors of the Hospitality industry. With focused instruction tailored to specific niches such as concert production, venue management, tour coordination, catering, social event planning, festivals, conventions, and more, students can discover the career path that aligns perfectly with their passions.

Upon successful completion of the degree, graduates will be proficient in the latest industry standards for hospitality entertainment and event management. They will benefit from extensive content knowledge and guidance from well-known industry leaders and opportunities to gain real-world experience at events such as SOBEWFF®, Ultra Music Festival, and the Formula 1 Miami Grand Prix. Students will enter the field with applicable experience and a global perspective, uniquely qualified to excel in their careers and set new benchmarks of excellence in the industry.

See the Events & Entertainment Management track sheet.

Program at a glance

  • Ranked the #6 program in the US by QS World University Rankings
  • We have the most graduates earning the highest starting salaries compared to any other Florida State University hospitality program
  • State of the Art Facilities
  • Opportunity to take part in the South Beach Wine & Food Festival SOBEWFF®
    • A national, star-studded, five-day destination event showcasing the talents of the world’s most renowned wine and spirits producers, chefs, and culinary personalities.

Events & Entertainment Management careers

  • Special Event Manager
  • Catering & Conference Manager
  • Tradeshow & Exhibit Manager
  • Hotel Convention Sales Manager
  • Catering & Conference Sales Manager
  • Director of Banquets
  • Banquet Manager
  • Audio/Visual Manager
  • Corporate Events Management
  • Entertainment Manager
  • Wedding Planner
  • Production Manager
  • Concert Producer
  • Venue Manager
  • Tour Coordinator

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