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Bachelor of Science in
Event & Entertainment Management

Transforming the Event and Entertainment Industries

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.

Promising Careers in Events & Entertainment

See where your Bachelor’s Degree in Event and Entertainment Management can take you.

Exciting Careers in Event and Entertainment Management:

  • Conference Manager 
  • Convention Manager 
  • Event Entrepreneurship 
  • Event Manager 
  • Event Marketing Coordinator 
  • Event Operations Director 
  • Event Production 
  • Festival Manager 
  • Food and Beverage Manager
  • Fundraising Director 
  • Meeting Planner 
  • Services Manager 
  • Social Event Coordinator 
  • Sponsorship Manager 
  • Venue and Convention Manager 
  • Venue Manager 
  • Wedding Planner

Customize Your Degree

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.

Discover how this program will help turn the career of your dreams into a reality.

Customize Your Degree Through a Concentration

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.

  • Tourism and Hospitality Management Concentration—consists of electives based in tourism and hospitality and is designed for students that are interested in planning meetings, conferences, weddings and/or social events.
  • Live Entertainment Concentration—consists of electives within the School of Theater, Film and Media Arts and is designed for students interested in live entertainment planning such as theater, concerts and shows. 

Learn more about the Bachelor of Science in Event and Entertainment Management Curriculum ›

Enrollment Information

Ready to turn your passion for events and entertainment into an amazing career?
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To learn more about the Bachelor of Science in Event and Entertainment Management, contact STHM’s admission team or click the button below. Whether you have a few questions or would like to schedule a tour, don’t hesitate to reach out to us directly.

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Email: askSTHM@temple.edu
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What's Happening At STHM

Upcoming Events You Won't Want To Miss:
Feb
04
Behind the Scenes: Bachelor’s in Event & Entertainment Management

Online via Zoom

Join us to learn about the Bachelor of Science in Event and Entertainment Management launching in Fall 2021. 

Recent News

Bachelor’s program prepares students to take advantage of rising industries; free launch event is set for Thursday, Feb. 4 at 6 p.m.


The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted a number of businesses, but few harder than the restaurant industry. A new index from STHM faculty member Yang Yang provides a more specific look, outlining how the pandemic has affected restaurants in every U.S. county.