Esports Programs | Bachelor Degree in Esports Management, Media, Advertising and Game Design in Buffalo, NY

Esports Programs | Bachelor Degree in Esports Management, Media, Advertising and Game Design in Buffalo, NY

Esports Management (B.S.)

Prepare for an engaging career in the business, media, game design and advertising of professional esports, a booming, $138 billion market. 

Esports Management (B.S.)

Esports Degree Programs at Medaille College

In 2016, 400 million people viewed the League of Legends World Championship, making esports the fastest growing sector in the industry of professional sports. Medaille’s esports management programs are perfect for technology-forward, business-minded individuals with a penchant for professional gaming culture. Focusing on administration, media and advertising, you will be immersed in the world of video games, from a peek into game design and introductory courses in programming to the management of professional multiplayer competition.

Medaille College Esports Gaming Room
Ryan Scumaci, Esports Management Major

I chose Medaille because it was the first college in WNY to offer an esports management program. I am interested in esports and like that I can help grow and build the program with my instructors. Their knowledge and experience are helping me learn a lot about the field and the career options the gaming industry offers.

Sophomore Ryan Scumaci

After earning a bachelor’s degree in our esports management program, graduates will be able to:

Identify and define the functional components, interrelationships and applications of esports, including gaming competitively, online play, virtual reality, internet connectivity, online streaming and culture building.

Demonstrate an ability to employ information and analysis specific to esports in regards to opportunities and challenges presented in a global environment.

Identify and apply modern information systems to support esports business operations for improved management and organizational performance.

Admission Requirements

Visit the Department of Communication and Sport Management

Courses, Requirements & Policies

See the Academic Catalog 


What can you do with an esports management degree?

Alumni of Medaille’s esports programs can go into careers such as:


Esports Analyst

Esports Coach

Esports Team Management

Tournament Administration

Content Creator/Reporter

Marketing/PR Executive

Social Media Manager



2019 marks a momentous year for the esports market, as revenues are projected to reach an impressive $1.1 billion dollars.
Medaille College Esports Programs

Compared to the first six months of 2018, the esports job market grew a whopping 185.7% in the first six months of 2019.


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