Esports Management

Students in the Esports minor are entering an emerging field of study that will take inspiration from a wide variety of previously established disciplines from management, marketing, and mass communication.

Students are encouraged to bring their vision of Esports to be involved in hands-on learning initiatives that work in combination with classroom instruction. Upon completion of the Esports minor, students will have the skills to stand out in the Esports space to either work for an established company or to begin their own startup.

Program Highlights

  • Examine ethical implications in the Esports space. 
  • Learn measures of success for different Esports programs using a variety of KPIs. 
  • Engage in project-based curriculum for practical experience. 
  • Get involved with student clubs and organizations in various Esports titles. 

Program Distinctions

  • Herberger Business School is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) at the bachelor’s and master’s degree levels. The Business School has been accredited for more than 45 years.
  • Student organizations (ASCM and SHRM) consistently receive awards from their respective national organizations. 
  • Esports Management faculty and students aid and support the development and improvement of Esports activities that impact on campus competition and intercollegiate events.
  • Faculty have been involved in Esports since the mid-1990s and have seen Esports evolve to what it is today. 
  • Esports Lounge in Atwood Memorial Center features advanced gaming computers. 

University Facts & Stats

  • 98% of Management graduates employed

  • 60 graduate and 3 doctoral programs

  • 1 million hours of campus, community volunteer service

  • 19 teams compete in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC)

  • Among Forbes' "America's Top Colleges" 

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