The experience design and management major consists of sixty-four credit hours in addition to general university core classes. The program prepares students through rigorous course work, hands-on experience, and mentored career preparation. A special emphasis is placed on experiential learning as well as application of management knowledge to the field of recreation, events, and venues.

After completing pre-management courses and gaining acceptance into the program, students must complete the ExDM junior core which provides them with exposure to business functions and management skills. Students also complete a sequence of courses according to the emphasis they choose. All ExDM students must complete an internship in order to graduate.

In addition to active engagement in classes, students are encouraged to participate in clubs and be proactive in their networking efforts. By fully immersing themselves in the program, students will have the optimal BYU Marriott experience.