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Meeting & Event Management Certificate

Program Details

The online Meeting & Event Management Certificate program from Dakota County Technical College prepares students for careers in marketing and public relations firms, hotels, convention centers, country clubs, casinos, resorts, and other industry attractions. Coursework explores topics such as:

  • Special Event Coordination & Management
  • ​Hospitality Marketing & Promotion
  • ​Hospitality Risk Management & Legal Issues
  • Event Design
  • ​International Negotiation Strategies
  • ​Global Hospitality Perspectives 


Some courses may be hybrid or include on-campus components.

  • High school transcripts or GED certificate
  • Official college transcripts (if applicable)

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission


The following states have not authorized DCTC to offer distance education to their residents:  Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, New Hampshire, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, Washington D.C., West Virginia, and Wyoming.