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Fast Facts for Meeting Planners in North Carolina

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Asheville, Durham and Raleigh
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Greensboro, Wilmington and Charlotte
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Charlotte, Raleigh and Durham

Salaries for Meeting Planners in North Carolina

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Durham, Winston-Salem and Charlotte

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Programs
  • Event Management (C)
  • Event Management (D)
  • Hotel & Restaurant Management (BS)
  • Online and ground-based program areas include Fashion Marketing and Management and more.
  • Students can study branding, event management, and public relations to help them prepare for a marketing career
  • Course topics include Fundamentals of Business, Brand Strategy, Project Management, and Principles of Market Research
  • Over 50 locations nationwide, with a student support team dedicated to helping students grow
  • Join our next Open House on 10/21 (10/28 @ select locations)!
Programs
  • AAS in Business Administration - Meeting and Event Planning
  • AAS in Business Administration - Hospitality Management
  • Degrees offered include Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, and Master of Business Administration.
  • Students are instructed in relevant business skills like communication, mathematics, and management.
  • Coursework emphasizes the development of project management, communication, decision-making, and problem-solving skills.
  • Flexible, 100% online and campus based programs available.
Programs
  • Master of Science in Hospitality and Tourism Management
  • Recognized for academic excellence, meaningful research & graduate achievement
  • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission w/ programmatic accreditations
  • More than 200 majors with a beautiful campus location in Indiana
  • Top 5 public university in the U.S according to the Wall Street Journal
  • Has a helpful Academic Success Center to help students reach their potential
Programs
  • Master of Science in Agile Project Management
  • Graduate Certificate in Agile Project Management
  • Graduate Certificate in Project Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Learn practical skills from experts with extensive experience in all phases of M&E methods; includes content covering M&E plans within a proposal, impact evaluations, qualitative & methods.
Programs
  • Master of Business Admin w/Con Project Mgt

At South College we welcome students from all different stages of life and career.  Whether you are pursing a degree for the first time, going back to school as an adult learner, or furthering your career with an advanced degree, our faculty and staff will partner with you to give your dreams direction.

Programs
  • Ed. D. in Organizational Leadership with an Emphasis in Health Care Administration
  • Which career path will you take – Business, Nursing, Education, Psychology? Something else? GCU offers more than 100 majors to get you started!
  • Colangelo College of Business: Features more than 25 programs from the bachelor through the master's level, including several high-demand MBA programs and an accelerated accounting degree.
  • College of Nursing and Health Care Professions: Rich 25-year history providing outstanding health care and nursing degree programs, including an RN to BSN program & master's in nursing degrees.
  • College of Education: Whether you are looking to start or advance your career as a teacher or administrator, GCU offers bachelor’s and master’s in education degrees in key areas.
  • College of Humanities and Social Sciences: Provides a job focused education and features a variety of programs from counseling and psychology to justice studies, history and English literature.
  • Does something else interest you? GCU also offers programs in Doctoral Studies; Theology; Science, Engineering & Technology; and Fine Arts & Production. Speak with an enrollment counselor today!
Programs
  • Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership

Saint Mary's University of Minnesota's Online Master's Programs

At Saint Mary's, we take pride in offering online graduate degrees designed to complement the schedules of working adults like you. Get an affordable, convenient education from a top-ranked university that's grounded in real-world applications.

Programs
  • MS - Organizational Leadership
  • The first and only 100% online, fully accredited public university in the United States
  • No set class times or locations
  • Affordable tuition, guaranteed not to increase as long as you are enrolled
  • Accelerated eight-week terms
  • Classes start every month
Programs
  • Master of Science in Organizational Leadership
  • Allows students to transfer credits from non-U.S. colleges and universities after evaluation.
  • Has students attend one class at a time to ensure easy access to faculty and a more hands-on education.
  • Its main campus is located in Fort Lauderdale, with campuses located throughout the State of Florida and internationally. 
  • Provides a Department of Student Services and Resources that assists students with résumé preparation, interviewing skills coaching, mock interviewing, professional development workshops, and more.
Programs
  • Graduate Certificate in Non-Profit Management
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs by U.S. News and World Report in 2015.
  • Founded in 1890, it has a campus in Waterbury, CT and offers online degree program in eight-week modules, six times a year.
  • About 800 students are enrolled at the main campus, and about half of them commute.
  • Online courses help make it possible for students to earn a bachelor’s degree in as little as 24 months and a master’s degree in 12-18 months.

More North Carolina Meeting Planners Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Boone
Doctorate
15,871
Asheville
Associate
6,408
Buies Creek
Masters & First Professional
6,208
Wilmington
Associate
7,570
Morehead City
Associate
1,628
Charlotte
Associate
18,052
Greenville
Doctorate & First Professional
25,990
Fayetteville
Associate
9,063
Jamestown
Associate
10,571
Charlotte
Bachelor
2,569
Rocky Mount
Associate
2,916
Durham
Masters & First Professional
8,383
Pinehurst
Associate
3,826
Sylva
Associate
2,040
Greensboro
Doctorate
18,627
Raleigh
Associate
12,238
Cullowhee
Doctorate
9,056

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Meeting Planners

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for North Carolina. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Meeting Planners

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Meeting Planners relative to the population of the city. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Asheville 130 $33,120
Durham-Chapel Hill 270 $48,800
Fayetteville 50 $42,720
Greensboro-High Point 160 $40,150
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton 30 $46,880
Raleigh 380 $54,630
Wilmington 120 $43,480
Winston-Salem 60 $47,270

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