Esports Management

Turn a passion for gaming into a viable esports career. Learn from industry experts how to work and grow within an esports organization. As business opportunities flourish, the industry will create demand for professionals with the right mix of training, passion, and knowledge.

Explore the history of esports. Discuss global issues and current trends. Understand developers, athletes, fans, sponsors, and media. Examine relationships in esports communities and understand how their different roles affect each other. Apply effective communication strategies and presentation tactics to specific esports scenarios. Learn essential components in the building, managing, and closing of esports related events and projects. Discover organizational structure, brand building, and promotion and funding opportunities.

Program Benefits

Our industry expert instructors will help you:

  • Speak knowledgeably about the history, community, and business of esports with future employers and other stakeholders in the industry
  • Develop actionable suggestions to encourage growth or improvement in the esports industry
  • Develop effective communications geared towards fans and decision makers within the esports industry
  • Create social media content that entices esports fan interaction
  • Apply project management skills and tools to initiate, plan, execute, and close an esports live event

Eligibility and Requirements

Apply to become a candidate for the program: A Declaration of Candidacy is required to establish candidacy in this program. Complete the application and pay the application and candidacy fee of $125 (non-refundable). Learn more about the benefits of becoming a candidate

A candidate in the program is awarded a certificate upon the successful completion of four (4) required courses totaling 12 units, each with a letter grade of “C” or better. All requirements must be completed within five (5) years after the student enrolls in their first course. To receive the Certified Digital Certificate after the completing all the program requirements, students must submit the Request for Certificate to initiate the certificate audit process. Students not pursuing the certificate are welcome to take as many individual courses as they wish.

Transfer Credit

Students who complete the Esports Management Certificate may be eligible to transfer credits into Excelsior College's Bachelor of Science in Business, Bachelor of Professional Studies in Business and Management, or Bachelor of Science in Liberal Arts degrees.

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Approximate Cost $2,725
Format Online
Duration 3-6 months
Total Credits 12

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Course Schedule

Course schedules are subject to change. Individual courses may be taken without enrolling in the full program.

Prerequisite Courses
Before enrolling in this certificate program, a person must first complete the prerequisite courses required.
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