B.S. in Event Design & Experience Management


The Department of Hospitality & Tourism Management at UNT is proud to offer a brand new Bachelor of Science degree in Event Design and Experience Management. This program prepares students for an exciting career in event management and design. The event industry expects a 9% growth rate between 2019-2029 with a $50,000 average event planner salary in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Degree Highlights
  • The only event/experience-related BS degree in Texas
  • Earn event-related certifications
  • Learn innovative event technology/software
  • Discover entertainment design and multiple industry event experiences
  • Create real-life events in class
  • Connect with event industry leaders and organizations
  • Explore the event industry through various study tours




UNT is one of the most affordable universities in Texas – and a lower tuition means a higher return on your academic career.


Graduates can pursue careers such as:

  • Entrepreneur: wedding planner, event planner, trade show planner
  • Hospitality: conference center manager, catering sales manager, specials event manager
  • Government: tourism officer, project coordinator, outdoor activities manager, community relations manager, charity fundraiser
  • Corporate: marketing executive, public relations officer, sales promotion executive
  • and many more...

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Xingyi Zhang

Assistant Professor

Jaymi Wenzel

Senior Academic Advisor