Event Planning Career Diploma
Penn Foster

Program Details

Becoming a skilled event planner requires specific industry knowledge and training. With our online Event Planner Career Diploma, students will cover a range of topics to prepare for a job in the industry.

Learners will build skills in areas such as:

  • Starting a business
  • Client services
  • Creating memorable events

And you’ll learn it all at home — on your schedule!
The Penn Foster Event Planner career training program will give you the relevant foundational knowledge and skills to prepare you to take the next steps toward a career in the field, or even starting your own event planning business. Through in-depth lessons, you’ll learn about interviewing clients, determining budgets and expectations, evaluating and booking venues, vendors, and accommodations, and more. Our Event Planning course online curriculum also provides business and self-employment guidance so you can equip yourself with the marketing, financial, and managerial skills that can help you to succeed.

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School Accreditation & Licensing

Penn Foster is accredited by:

Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC)

Penn Foster High School, Penn Foster Career School, and Penn Foster College have all met the high standards of integrity and performance set by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC), which is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (USDE) and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). 

Penn Foster Career School is regionally accredited for non-degree granting postsecondary programs, and Penn Foster High School is accredited for grades 9 through adult, by the Commission on Secondary Schools of the Middle States Association for Colleges and Schools.

Penn Foster Career School has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET)

All Penn Foster programs are affiliated with DANTES, which qualifies U.S. military personnel for tuition reimbursement.

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Open Admission