Sport Management and Promotion, B.S. with a Concentration in Esports Management

Plug-in to the fast-growing field of Esports and pursue an exciting career on the business end of the gaming industry 

USJ’s Sport Management and Promotion, B.S., with a concentration in Esports Management combines the fundamentals of sport management with the digital world of Esports. Gain the necessary skills to work on the business side of the Esports gaming industry and to understand the competitive business landscape and cultural impact needed to succeed within the emerging field.  

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Course Outlook 

3 Courses (9 credits): 

  • MGMT 110 – Introduction to Esports Management (3 Credits)
  • MGMT 235 – Contemporary Issues in Esports (3 Credits)
  • MGMT 380 – Esports Funding and Revenue Generation (3 Credits)

*All students, no matter what their major, can enroll in any of the three Esports management classes. Only students majoring in the Sport Management and Promotion degree program are eligible to earn the official concentration in Esports management. 

Career Opportunities 

Professions within the Esports gaming industry include: 

  • Broadcasting 
  • Esports coach 
  • Esports event manager 
  • Esports marketer 
  • Professional Esports athlete 
  • Social media influencers 


Janet Howes, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Business Administration
Phone: 860.231.5395
Email: [email protected]

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