Lead a Winning Team in Esports Management
Earn an esports management degree in the heart of one of the world's most important technology hubs surrounded by world-renowned government agencies, tech company headquarters, and key technology users in government, healthcare, defense, space, and professional services.
The BS in Esports Management provides a first-rate, cutting-edge education in esports operations. Students will learn how to apply core management fundamentals tailored to the esports industry and create a go-to-market digital distribution strategy.
Students will understand the nuances and complexities associated with managing esports teams, events, and leagues. Students will also use those skills in real-world events before graduation. The B.S. degree in Esports Management will prepare students for entry-level positions throughout the exciting esports industry.
Capitol Tech currently employs online virtual simulations in a game-like environment to teach the application of knowledge in a practical hands-on manner when in-person hands-on opportunities are not possible.
Students enrolled in this degree will benefit from the university's use of current technology which occurs in parallel with traditional, proven learning strategies which is designed to increase engagement, improve outcomes, and improve retention and graduation rates.
A State-of-the-Art Esports Facility
Capitol Tech has a newly-constructed, state-of-the-art esports facility with 25 tournament-ready gaming PCs for the intramural esports program. This room hosts students on the inaugural Overwatch team each Tuesday for practices, and will eventually serve as the location for other team practices and competitions as the program grows.
The esports program plans to compete against other colleges in the The National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE) league beginning January 17th, 2022. Titles to be played include League of Legends and Dota 2, which are solely junior varsity level, as well as Rocket League, Call of Duty, and Overwatch, which can be competed at both junior varsity and varsity levels.
Putting You in the Heart of the Action
Washington, D.C., home to more than 1,000 tech startups, is now ranked among the top 10 cities for tech jobs. Tech sector jobs in D.C. grew by 50% in the last decade. Within an hour of the campus, you can attend conferences, summits, workshops, and trade shows, you can interview for summer internships, and you can visit trade groups, think tanks, and organizations.
Armed with the know-how to manage a team of gamers, you’ll be able to transfer that skill to a professional setting with ease. Climb higher in the world of competitive esports, or enter the world of business and lead a crew of executives to their next big success.
The BS in Esports Management is 121 credits and covers business management principles, leadership skills, and the ins and outs of game design and the game industry.