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Pair your passion for a creative career with a love for events and entertainment.
The Bachelor of Science in Event and Entertainment Management equips students with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills to become leaders in the fast-paced event and entertainment industries. Graduates emerge with a business-oriented skill set and are prepared to successfully manage a wide variety of events including fairs, festivals, entertainment and sporting events, meetings and trade shows.
Students learn all aspects of event management from inception to implementation including risk management, sustainability, marketing, finance and logistics. The curriculum incorporates the newest technologies and emerging trends coupled with essential business principles, helping students stand out amongst their peers.
Through class projects, industry-related hours and two required internships, students apply their learnings to real-world situations and graduate with years of hands-on event experience. Students also graduate with certifications in leading event software systems and a comprehensive digital portfolio that provides employers with a glimpse of their learnings both in the classroom and in the field—helping set students apart from the competition.
See where your Bachelor’s Degree in Event and Entertainment Management can take you.
Exciting Careers in Event and Entertainment Management:
Tailor Your Bachelor’s Degree in Event and Entertainment Management to fit Your Passions and Goals.
The global event and entertainment industries provide millions of jobs and STHM is here to help students take advantage of opportunities to stand out from the competition.
Our industry-driven curriculum paired with hands-on experiences helps students customize their education and prepare for the career path of their dreams. The 125-credit program also offers students optional concentrations in Tourism and Hospitality Management or Live Entertainment.
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We offer two concentrations that focus on specific areas of the industry to help students hone in on their interests. Whether students are looking to create unforgettable festival experiences or the ultimate trade show exhibit, we have the tools to bring their vision to fruition.
Ready to turn your passion for events and entertainment into an amazing career?
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Like many students at the School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management (STHM), Jessica Lachowicz ’21 completed her degree through gaining hands-on professional experience that was tailored to her interests. However, she was one of two STHM students who had internships last spring specifically devoted to the essential issues of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI). Through her work with the young organization Tourism Diversity Matters (TDM), Lachowicz aided the chamber of commerce of a major travel destination in the search process for a DEI officer.
The chapter of Eta Sigma Delta (ESD) at Temple’s School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management’s (STHM) has been recognized as the recipient of the 2021 ESD Chapter of Distinction Award from the International Council on Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Education (ICHRIE).