Cal Poly Pomona


Wedding Consultant Certificate
Wedding Consultant Certificate

Do you love the romance of weddings? Are you detail oriented and dream of owning your own business? If so, you can live your dream by becoming a professional wedding consultant. You can have a satisfying career helping create memorable weddings and enjoy the flexibility of working when and where you want.



Weddings are milestone markers in the lives of the brides, grooms, and their families. The wedding coordinator plays the most important role in planning this special day. The confidence, professionalism, and creativity that is required for this special job is based on knowledge of every aspect of the wedding event.

Today's brides and grooms have busy lives and they often do not have time to make all the arrangements for their dream wedding. They'll gladly pay a wedding planner to take care of the details. Our program will provide you all the tools you will need to launch a rewarding career in this industry.

Benefits / Objectives


In this certificate program, each participant will become familiar with the fundamentals of planning the wedding day, starting with setting up your business and the development of a timeline, budget, and contracts. This combination of background knowledge and hands-on experience will lead to the development of professional expertise in wedding coordination.

Course Information & Registration

Wedding Consultant Certificate (Summer 2014)
Wedding Consultant Certificate (Winter 2015)

Intended Audience


This certificate program is designed for people who are interested in working part- or full-time as a wedding coordinator. The program is ideal for current and recent brides, venue planners, vendors who want to add wedding consulting to their list of services, or anyone who is making a career change and wants a rewarding new career.

Awarded Certificate


A certificate of achievement titled “Certified Wedding Consultant” will be awarded upon the successful completion of this program.

Courses sponsored by the Cal Poly Pomona Foundation, Inc.