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Online Wedding Planner School

As a Wedding and Event Planner, you will enjoy a rewarding career. You'll make important occasions extra special for your clients. And as you gain experience and network within the industry, your success and earnings will grow. Plan events for a venue or go into business for yourself. Tap into your creative side in this unique industry.

Why Choose Wedding and Event Planning?

Think of how you'll feel when you have a career you can be proud of! Wedding and Event Planners are deeply involved in some of life's most cherished events. They partner with floral designers, dressmakers, jewelers, decorators, caterers, musicians, travel agents, photographers and more to create weddings and events that match the client's vision.

Online Wedding & Event Planner School

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Online Wedding Planning Course
Professional Wedding Planner Certification

Wedding and Event Planning opens the door to a wide variety of opportunities in various businesses. You could choose to work for resorts, hotels, business conferences, casinos, civic organizations, trade shows, conventions, corporations, religious organizations, charities, non-profit organizations and even for yourself. The list goes on and on — and the choice is yours!

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How to Become a Wedding and Event Planner

Step 1:
Earn Your HS Diploma or Equivalent

Step 2:
Get Formal Training through an Accredited Institution
While formal training is not always required, it can be helpful in seeking employment in this field. Wedding & Event Planning programs are usually available at the certificate level, with online and on-campus options available. Courses typically cover topics like client management, fees and contracts, marketing, and bookkeeping for your business.

Step 3:
Start Working
Many employers will offer on-the job training, but formal education as a Wedding and Event Planner will offer applicants an advantage. Some Wedding & Event Planners will form their own businesses helping clients plan events, or work for larger event-planning companies.

What You'll Learn During Your Online Wedding and Event Planner Training

Our online Wedding and Event Planner program is now available with Electronic or Hard Copy Lesson Books! Click here for more information.

What You Will Learn as a Wedding and Event Planner
  • Managing Your Clients' Resources
  • Speakers, Sponsors and Teamwork
  • Gratuities, Courtesies, Codes and Laws
  • Fundraising Events and Community Events
  • How to Plan a Wedding and Wedding-Related Events
  • The Ins and Outs of Formal Religious Ceremonies
  • How to Write a Business Plan, Set Your Fees and Write Contracts
  • How to Market Your Wedding and Event Planning Business
  • Bookkeeping, Recordkeeping and Legal Issues

For the full Wedding and Event Planner outline, please visit our Course Outline page.

Wedding and Event Planner Course That Fits Your Life

In as little as four months you can be ready to start making $49,370 a year* as a Wedding and Event Planner. And our self-paced online wedding planner school training means you can study anytime, anywhere. With this online wedding and event planner certificate course, there are no in-person wedding and event classes to attend and no schedules to keep. Our Wedding and Event Planner program will teach you everything you need to know to start working as a Wedding and Event Planner—no previous experience needed.

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Online Wedding and Event Planning Course

Wedding and Event Planner Program Tuition and Financing

We strive to ensure our Wedding and Event Planner school is both flexible and affordable. This is why we offer low, monthly payment options for every student. We are committed to providing you with a high-quality education at an affordable price. Make an investment in yourself today!

For more information, please visit our Tuition and Financing page.

Join the thousands who have trained with U.S. Career Institute. Get started on your wedding and event planner program today and be ready to work in as little as four months!

Wedding & Event Planner FAQ's

Q. What does a Wedding & Event Planner do?
A. Wedding and Event Planners will work with clients to plan ceremonies, receptions, corporate events and religious events. They may work for a company that plans events, in the event-planning department of a larger company, or may own their own businesses.
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Q. What is the growth potential of a Wedding & Event Planner ?
A. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Wedding & Event Planner jobs are expected to increase 8% (Much faster than average) by 2028.*
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Q. How much does a Wedding & Event Planner Course cost?
A. Tuition for this program is $979 total when you pay in full. Payment plans are also available.
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Q. Is this Wedding & Event Planner Program accredited?
A. U.S. Career Institute is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission. The Distance Education Accrediting Commission defines, maintains, and promotes educational excellence in distance education institutions.
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Q. Where Can I Work as a Wedding & Event Planner?
A. Wedding & Event Planners have the opportunity to start their own business or choose to work for resorts, hotels, business conferences, casinos, civic organizations, trade shows, conventions, corporations, religious organizations, charities, and non-profit organizations.
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Q. What skills will I learn in this Wedding & Event Planner program?
A. Skills covered in the Wedding & Event Planner Program include topics like client management, fundraising events, community events, wedding-related events, fees and contracts, marketing, and bookkeeping for your business.
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People Also Ask

How much does online Wedding & Event Planner school cost?
While our online Wedding & Event Planner school is not free, we strive to offer low cost tuition and offer monthly payment plans. In fact, our tuition and monthly payment plans are so low that we do not offer federal financial aid or loans.

How long does online Wedding & Event Planner school take?
When you enroll in our self-paced Wedding & Event Planner program, you choose how much you study each week. If you want to learn how to become a Wedding & Event Planner, you can do it in as little as 4 months. On average, our online Wedding & Event Planner school program is completed in 12 months.

Is this the best online Wedding & Event Planner school?
We firmly believe that USCI is the top online Wedding & Event Planner school in the nation. Our curriculum is laid out in easy to learn step-by-step lessons.

Is there a U.S. Career Institute Wedding & Event Planner school near me?
Our online Wedding & Event Planner school delivers its curriculum on the internet. Where could be closer than your own home? The convenience of online classes makes it easier for our students to fit their studies into their busy lives.

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*With experience, all wage data is based on figures from the U.S Dept. of Labor's BLS website, professional associations and/or 3rd party resources website. Figures for this occupation were obtained [June 4, 2019]. For more information, click here.
**Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners, on the Internet at (October 3, 2019)