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Esports Communications and Management B.S.

Understand the business management, communications and design of esports.
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About this Program

  • Engage in all aspects of research, academic programs and event production within the first-of-its-kind esports degree program.
  • Gain a holistic esports education based in experiential learning to prepare for valuable careers in esports and across other industries.
  • Study promotion, venue management and finance for emerging enterprises through the esports business and management track.
  • Study production, esports and advertising, public relations principles and shoutcasting through the esports communications track.
  • Study 3D animation, game experience design and graphic design through the esports media and design track.
  • Students have the option to join the Esports Living Learning Community, Sport Analytics Living Learning Community, or the Sport Management Living Learning Community.

Program Information

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David B. Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics

Falk College academic degree programs focus on holistic health and wellbeing, human performance, and sport business enterprise. The college’s signature emphasis on experiential learning supports student success through intentional internship requirements, faculty-mentored research projects, immersion travel, and global study abroad. At every stage of their education, Falk College students engage in meaningful work to advance their disciplines and careers.
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S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications

The Newhouse School is more than just the nation’s leading communications school. It's where passionate young minds go to discover what they can become—communicators, storytellers, leaders and innovators.
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Core coursework provides students with industry-specific competencies in event management and marketing, broadcasting and production, communications, content creation, entrepreneurship, strategic communications and esports experience and design. Sample courses include:

  • Principles of Sales in Sport
  • The Business of Esports
  • Esports and Event Management
  • Topics in Communications for Esports
  • Design and World Building for Esports
  • Esports Event Production
  • Virtual Reality Storytelling

Extracurricular Opportunities

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Esports at Syracuse University

Esports at Syracuse University offers a variety of teams that take part in national competitions for games such as Rocket League, League of Legends, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and much more. This is a large community of casual players open to any student at Syracuse University.

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