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Esports Careers & Outlook

Advance Your Career in the Rapidly-Growing Esports Industry

The esports industry is on the rise, with factors like increased audience engagement, expanding live streaming platforms, and improved event infrastructure driving this impressive growth.1 Skilled professionals who can oversee projects, support senior leadership, and develop business strategies to shape this emerging field are in high demand.

Earning your online M.S. in Esports Business from the University of New Haven gives you the specialized skills you need for a wide range of esports careers. Turn your passion for gaming into professional success with this interdisciplinary, real-world degree.

Marketing Manager

$136,850/year3

Marketing managers analyze consumer information and market data to understand demand for products or services. They oversee campaigns, communicate with clients, and monitor industry trends. In the esports field, marketing managers might identify ways to reach new potential consumers or develop strategies to market their products on esports platforms.

Project Manager

$74,263/year4

Project managers work with various departments to plan, coordinate, and strategize ways to deliver objects on time and on budget. They assign team resources to projects and monitor progress to ensure key benchmarks and goals are met. Esports project managers might facilitate new program development or oversee the planning of live events.

Additional Esports Careers:

  • Esports manager
  • Event manager
  • Event coordinator
  • Facility manager
  • Gaming manager
  • Operations manager

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Succeed as a Future Leader in Esports

When you complete the online M.S. in Esports Business program, you will be able to:

Career Support

Our nationally-recognized Career Development Center can support you during your program and help you find a job after graduation.

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Career Development Center

Through interview prep, salary negotiation tips, and more, we’ll prepare you for the next step in your career.

Alumni Network

Access our active global network of more than 60,000 alumni to make meaningful professional connections.

One-on-One Support

Our dedicated faculty are committed to your success and provide the personal attention you need to thrive professionally and academically.

Assessments

Explore your strengths and make informed career decisions with the Focus 2 assessment tool.

Sources:

  1. Grand View Research. Esports Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Revenue Source (Sponsorship, Advertising, Merchandise & Tickets, Media Rights), By Region, And Segment Forecasts, 2020 – 2027. Retrieved from https://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/esports-market.
  2. Newzoo Global Esports Market Report 2020. Highlights. Retrieved from https://newzoo.com/insights/trend-reports/newzoo-global-esports-market-report-2020-light-version/.
  3. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Advertising, Promotions, and Marketing Managers. Retrieved from https://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/advertising-promotions-and-marketing-managers.htm.
  4. Payscale, Average Project Manager Salary. Retrieved from https://www.payscale.com/research/US/Job=Project_Manager%2C_(Unspecified_Type_%2F_General)/Salary.