Apr 14, 2024  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2023-2024 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2023-2024

Festivals, Events, and Entertainment Management Certificate

Certificate Code CTFEMU

College of Business  
Copeland Hall 514
Athens, OH 45701
Phone: 740.593.2042

Andy Szolosi, FEEM General & Parks, Recreation, and Leisure contact person
Lamar Reams, FEEM for Sport Management contact person
Thomas (Thom) Stevenson, FEEM for Restaurant, Hotel, and Tourism contact person

Program Overview

The Festivals, Events, and Entertainment Management (FEEM) Certificate Program addresses the growing demand for individuals who have the ability to effectively plan, organize and implement festivals, events and entertainment experiences in a wide variety of settings. The demand for human resource capacity in this field is expected to rise as the field continues to emerge as a distinct profession. This certificate program is especially appropriate for those interested in planning sporting events, recreational festivals and events, hospitality and tourism festivals and events, and music festivals and events, community events, and a wide range of other festival, event, and entertainment experiences.

Admissions Information

Freshman/First-Year Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Change of Program Policy

No selective or limited admission requirements.

External Transfer Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Opportunities Upon Graduation

Upon graduation, successful certificate graduates are positioned for viable career paths in festivals, events and entertainment management in the fields of recreation, sports, leisure, hospitality, retail, tourism, the arts, and others. The demand for professionals with event and entertainment management experience and knowledge, production skills, sponsorship and funding capabilities, risk management awareness, is expected to increase exponentially over the years.


Certificate Hours Requirement

The Festival, Events, and Entertainment Management Certificate requires a minimum of 15 hours with a minimun C- grade in certificate courses.

Required Course

Complete the following course:

Elective Courses

Complete four courses (12 hours) from ONE of the following areas:

Festivals, Events, and Entertainment Management for Sport Management