6 Courses Required

Esports Business Management

The esports industry is taking off around the world, and this rapidly growing industry offers enormous potential for individuals with the right skills. The SMU Esports Business Management certificate program gives you a comprehensive understanding of the esports industry, and you will learn the nuances of revenue streams, sponsorships and fan engagement. Build the skills to initiate, plan, and execute live esports events.

With curriculum in sports management and business topics developed with faculty from SMU’s Cox School of Business and Simmons School of Education, coursework is academically rigorous and industry-driven. You will learn from professionals working at the forefront of the business of competitive multiplayer gaming; through SMU’s regional and international industry partnerships, you will access some of the best and brightest leaders in every aspect of esports.

Online Learning Experience:

  • The certificate consists of six required courses, each combining on-demand material and live online meetings.
  • For every course, join live online class sessions each week for interactive discussions with your instructors and fellow students.
  • Between class meetings, you’ll have reading, videos, activities and quizzes to complete. 

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6 Course(s)

The certificate consists of six required courses which offer a mix of asynchronous material and weekly live online meetings with instructors and classmates.
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