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Master of Science in Esports Business

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1st Esports Master’s in North America

Enter the in-demand field of esports.

The video game industry is among the highest-earning in the world with organized competitive gaming, or esports, emerging as an international trend with millions of fans and more than $1 billion in revenue. Prepare for success in this rapidly-growing field with the University of New Haven’s online M.S. in Esports Business. Bachelor’s degree required.

As the first esports business master’s program in North America and the first online program of its kind worldwide, this degree delivers the academic quality and relevant experience you need. It is designed to build on your current skill sets and give you industry-specific competencies for a wide range of esports career paths.

Featuring a curriculum grounded in real-world business cases and current esports projects, this advanced degree is led by esports executives working in the field. We also have partnerships with top esports companies like HyperX and Twitch to help you build your professional network and get the job you want. When you graduate, you’ll be qualified to manage projects and support senior leadership as a strategic problem solver and skilled expert.

The University of New Haven’s Pompea College of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), a distinction that places us among the top five percent of business programs across the globe.

Course Highlights

Potential Careers for Graduates

CareerMedian Annual Wage
Marketing Manager$135,900
Esports Manager$97,500
Operations Manager$75,259
Project Manager$74,263
Event Manager$70,714
Facilities Manager$66,335
Gaming Manager$52,381
Event Coordinator$50,600

Career and salary data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and

This program is not just about how the industry currently works globally; it’s about exploring how it could evolve and be reshaped by future leaders. We hope that future leader is you, and we look forward to helping you get there.
– Jason Chung, Executive Director of Esports

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About the University of New Haven

The University of New Haven is a private, nonsectarian, independent university that has been recognized by The Princeton Review and U.S. News & World Report for academic excellence. Located between New York City and Boston in the shoreline city of West Haven, the University is a diverse and vibrant community of students from across the globe.

The University has been accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education since 1948 and is chartered by the General Assembly of the State of Connecticut. The University’s Pompea College of Business is accredited by AACSB International.