Bachelor of Science in eSports Management

General

Program Description

Prepare for an engaging career in the business, media, game design, and advertising of professional esports, a booming, $138 billion market.

In 2016, 400 million people viewed the League of Legends World Championship, making esports the fastest growing sector in the industry of professional sports. Medaille’s esports management program is perfect for technology-forward, business-minded individuals with a penchant for professional gaming culture. Focusing on administration, media, and advertising, you will be immersed in the world of video games, from a peek into game design and introductory courses in programming to the management of the professional multiplayer competition.

"2019 marks a momentous year for the esports market, as revenues are projected to reach an impressive $1.1 billion dollars."

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What can you do with this degree

After earning a bachelor’s degree in esports management, graduates will be able to:

  • Identify and define the functional components, interrelationships, and applications of esports, including gaming competitively, online play, virtual reality, internet connectivity, online streaming and culture building.
  • Demonstrate an ability to employ information and analysis specific to esports in regards to opportunities and challenges presented in a global environment.
  • Identify and apply modern information systems to support esports business operations for improved management and organizational performance.

Alumni of Medaille’s esport management program can go into careers such as:

  • Shoutcaster/Host
  • Esports Analyst
  • Esports Coach
  • Esports Team Management
  • Tournament Administration
  • Content Creator/Reporter
  • Marketing/PR Executive
  • Social Media Manager
  • Recruiter/Scout

"Compared to the first six months of 2018, the esports job market grew a whopping 185.7% in the first six months of 2019."

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Curriculum

Esports Management Program Major Core (54 credits)

  • MGT 175 Management Concepts and Communications (3)
  • SPM 220 Sports Leadership and Management (3)
  • DAT 100 Fundamentals of Computing (3)
  • ESM 100 Esports Management and Industry Trends (3)
  • SPM 335 Sport Event Management (3)
  • MGT 330 Entrepreneurship (3)
  • ECO 380 Economics of Sport (3)
  • SPM 340 History and Philosophy of Sport (3)
  • MIS 240 Management Information Systems (3)
  • ESM 200 Competitive Gaming: Culture, Performance and Team Development (3)
  • SPM 325 Legal and Ethical Issues in Sports and Recreation Management (3)
  • SOC 301 Sports in Society (3)
  • SPM 201 Dynamics of Youth Sport (3)
  • ESM 377 Field Experience 1 (3)
  • SPM 400 Sports Facility Management (3)
  • PSY 385 Sports Psychology (3)
  • ESM 300 Introduction to Game Design (3)
  • ESM 477 Field Experience II (3)

Medaille Fits Your Life

At Medaille College, we understand the challenges of being a working adult with high career aspirations. That’s why Medaille’s Adult & Graduate programs are designed specifically to fit your already busy schedule. With Medaille, you can earn your degree and still have time for work and family. Medaille College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

  • Personalized support.
  • Guaranteed classes.
  • Collaborative learning environment.
  • Financial aid and scholarships are available.
Last updated Oct 2020

About the School

Medaille College is a private, nonsectarian four-year college with campuses in Buffalo, Rochester and online. Medaille focuses on your success as a student and as a future professional by offering und ... Read More

Medaille College is a private, nonsectarian four-year college with campuses in Buffalo, Rochester and online. Medaille focuses on your success as a student and as a future professional by offering undergraduate and graduate degree programs in hands-on, practitioner-based learning environments on campus and in the Western New York community. Read less
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