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2020-2021 Catalog 
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Event Planning and Catering (certificate)

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Official Title of Certificate: Event Planning and Catering, Certificate

Award: Certificate


Total Credit Hours: 19

About the Hotel, Culinary Arts and Tourism Institute

Purpose: For students interested in working in the event planning and catering industry or who are currently employed in the food services industry. This certificate builds toward a Hotel/Restaurant Management degree, Culinary Arts or Hospitality Business Management Option. This award is Workforce Investment Act eligible.

Range of Occupations

  • Small catering business assistant manager
  • Banquet assistant
  • Event planner

Additional Program Requirements

Students are required to wear an approved chef uniform for production classes. See course description for specifics.

Statewide Tuition Reduction Program

This program of study may be designated a Statewide Tuition Reduction Program. This means that some residents of Maryland (refer to the Tuition, Fees and Payments  section of this catalog) enrolled in this program of study by the first day of the term may be eligible for in-county tuition rates for courses required for program completion. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm that this program still maintains a Statewide Program status before enrolling. Please refer to the college’s Accounts Receivable Office to confirm this designation.

Certificate Graduation Requirements

See Academic Regulations on Graduation Requirements .

Program Outcomes

Career and Educational Advancement Resources


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