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Esports Overview

Esports is a growing industry projected to be valued at $1.4 billion.  Esports (also known as electronic sports, e-sports, or esports) is a form of competition sports using video games. While competitive gaming has been around since the early 1970. This certificate provides students insight into a quickly growing, internationally recognized competitive sport. Students in this program will collaborate with esports coaches to develop a plan for establishing an esports team.

Esports Highlights

  • Courses identify key elements of coaching and of managing a team
  • Students will demonstrate how to support the physical and mental well-being of esports athletes
  • Students will create an Esports team
  • Financial Aid eligible for those who qualify
  • Completed in one term
  • 100% online

Career Opportunities 

The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that coaches/managers will grow by a rate of 11% through 2028, which is much faster than average for all occupations.

Career Opportunities include: 

  1. Assistant Esports Coaches
  2. Assistant Esports Program Managers

Esports Plan of Study

Course Number Course Title Credit Hours
ESP 1000 Esports Foundations 2
AESP 1050 Health & Wellness Coaching 2
ESP 1100 Principles of Managing an Esports Program 3
ESP 1150 Fundamentals of Coaching 3
ESP 1200 Effective Communication for Coaches 3
ESP 1900 Esports Coaching Applications 3
Total Credit Hours: 16