Turn your passion into marketable skills for a career in the billion-dollar esports industry with Harrisburg University. Our Bachelor of Science in Esports Management, Production and Performance combines concepts in technology integration, business administration and interactive media to equip you for leadership in this rapidly growing field.
When you choose Harrisburg to prepare for a career in esports, you’ll be earning your degree with a university that has significant experience leading in this field—not just studying it. Each year, we host the HUE Invitational, one of the biggest tournaments in collegiate esports. We’re also proud to be home to the HU Storm, the 2019 and 2020 Collegiate Overwatch National Champions.
As a graduate of this program, you will be able to:
The esports industry is growing rapidly. According to Business Insider, viewership for esports is on track for 9% annual growth over the next several years, expanding from 454 million worldwide viewers in 2019 to 646 million in 2023. Additionally, investors have begun to pour funding into the industry—between 2017 and 2018, investment funding exploded from $490 million to $4.5 billion—more than 800% growth year-on-year.
As esports expands, career opportunities in the technology, media and marketing infrastructures that support are also likely to grow. Our esports management degree—one of the nation’s first—can prepare you for career opportunities in fields within esports, including:
To apply to the online B.S. in Esports Management, Production and Performance, you will need official high school transcripts or GED test scores. Current and recent high school students applying for admission should have a minimum grade point average of 2.75.
Applicants with work experience and a high school diploma or GED are encouraged to apply in order receive a review of your qualifications for acceptance.
See more details, including where to fill out our free application form, on our admissions page.