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University of La Verne

Certified Wedding & Event Planning
Tuition: $1599

Start Your Career

Imagine what life would be like if you could finally pursue a fulfilling career in wedding and event planning.

You’d be your own boss and you could run a successful business where the income potential is limitless.

You’d enjoy the excitement of turning your passion for wedding and event planning into a business that turns your clients’ visions into unforgettable experiences.

And you’d feel accomplished knowing you went for your dreams without regrets.

This life can be yours, and it begins with Lovegevity’s Wedding Planning Institute (LWPI), a name you can trust in the event planning industry.

Lovegevity’s internationally-recognized wedding and event certification program has a 23-year history of helping thousands of students across the globe turn their wedding and event planning passion into a business they love.

Recognized As The #1 Academic Program for Wedding & Event Professionals

The Certificate in Wedding and Event Planning course is a training program designed to prepare you for LWPI's Certification exam and educates you on the business best practices, methods, systems, and techniques to get started in the planning industry right away.

What You Can Expect

Our ever-popular Certified Wedding and Event Planner offers students the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of planning social events and operating a successful business.


  • During this class, you’ll learn:
  • The best practices and methods to plan successful weddings and events.
  • Business organization techniques and marketing strategies to keep your biz thriving.
  • The latest trends and newest technology to support you in your journey to be the best in your industry.
  • And much more.

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The Certified Wedding and Event Planner (CWEP) is perfect if you’re looking to pursue your wedding and event planning passion and launch a business you love.

Upon completion of the class, you’ll receive:

  • A certificate to open your own business in your dream field
  • An official letter of recommendation to propel you forward
  • A professional CWEP designation you can use to meet your career goals

Invest in Your Dreams

Choosing to follow your dreams and invest in your goals is not an easy decision, but it’s certainly rewarding. And a complete no-brainer when you consider you’re getting the chance to earn a limitless income owning your own business after you receive your certificate.

YOU have the passion and drive to become a success wedding and event planner and when you register for Lovegevity's Certified Wedding and Event Planner class, you’ll gain the know-how to turn your dream into a reality.

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About The Instructor

Rebecca Calagna

I grew up with a passion for throwing creative and detailed events; it’s in my blood. Any excuse for a themed celebration and I was there helping my Mother along the way. Seeing the joy it brought my Mother as well as anyone who attended one of her fantastic gatherings laid the path to my future as a Wedding Planner. Planning my own “Happily Ever After” was the most exciting time of my life. It was my desire to have my wedding not only be romantic and beautiful, but to create an ambiance that made my guests feel the emotions of that day by laughing, crying and having the time of their lives. I wanted my wedding to tell our story! I knew then and there it was my desire to help other Bride’s and Event hosts enjoy their day to the fullest without having the stress and worry that goes along with executing an event. After earning my Bachelor’s (2001) and Master’s Degree (2003) from California State University, Fullerton, I became an Accredited Wedding Planner through the Association of Bridal Consultants. I have most recently won The Knot Best of Weddings 2019 and Wedding Wire Couples’ Choice 2019. With 15 years’ experience, I can promise you this: I will go above and beyond to ensure that your event is my sole focus and is perfectly planned to the last detail! 

You’re Style. My Expertise. A Perfectly Planned Event.

Student Testimonials

Rashmi Gandhi, University of La Verne CWEP Grad

It is a great course. You learn a lot about wedding planning business & lots of traditional wedding traditions.I highly recommend prospective wedding planners to take this course. View All Testimonials →

Class Overview

Learn the fundamentals of planning social events as well as owning and operating a successful business.

Tuition Includes:

  • Classroom Sessions
  • CWEP Course Materials
  • eTextbook & Curriculum
  • Certificate & Exam Fee

Start Your Career

Becoming a Certified Wedding and Event Planner requires business organization, logistics, networking, and client relationship management skills. This course offers business tools such as contracts, business and marketing plans, fee structures, service offerings and more are available to learn from and develop for practical application. The curriculum is updated throughout the year from industry professionals providing feedback on the best practices, latest trends and newest technology to support industry professionals.