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eSports and Gaming Management, B.S.

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eSport and Gaming Management Degree

Learn the business side of the games industry and stand out in a growing field.

Why Study eSport and Gaming Management?

Connect one-on-one with faculty, fellow students, and other professionals through classroom instruction, hands-on learning, and internships:

  • Acquire leadership and management skills while preparing for an administrative role in one of the most lucrative industries in technology.
  • Discover the entire picture of gaming including development, distribution, and trade shows.
  • Learn how technology-based companies build excitement for new products and events and the complexities specific to managing esports teams and leagues.
  • Learn to create a professional portfolio, an effective marketing tool when applying for employment and attending interviews.
  • Gain practical experience during various internship opportunities.

Receive personalized attention and top-notch instruction in a supportive environment:

  • Our Stairs to Success developmental plan for success will guide you through your time at Keystone.
  • 92% of students receive financial aid.
  • Over 150 scholarships are awarded yearly.
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Contact

Dr. Chad Stevens
Chair of Business, Management, and Technology
570-945-8431
BMT@keystone.edu

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Recent News

Keystone College Assistant Professor Adrienne Mellott  discusses Keystone College’s eSport and Gaming Management program on WBRE’s “PA live!”

What can I do with a degree in eSport and Gaming Management?

Career Options

  • Director of eSport Sales
  • eSport Marketing Communications Specialist
  • eSport Operations Manager
  • eSport Gaming Product Manager
  • Studio Director

Employers

  • Simcoach Games
  • Schell Games
  • Skyless Games Studios
  • PlayEveryWhere
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The program provides students with specialized skills in the games industry, including roles in distribution, research, sales, and marketing. The explosive growth in esports – and the attendant growth within the games industry which it has fueled – has created a demand for business professionals with a solid understanding of the nuances of the industry.

Exceptional experiences.
Giant outcomes.

13:1

Keystone student-to-faculty ratio

7%

increase in jobs over the next 10 years

94%

Keystone students employed or continuing their education within six months of graduation

$96,250

Median annual salary for eSports management careers

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Amazing opportunities—on campus and beyond

From internships and experiential learning opportunities to travel and conferences, you’ll have many opportunities to conduct real-world experiences, work with your peers and mentors in your chosen field, and learn first-hand the latest skills to succeed in the real world.

Internships

Students studying eSport and Gaming Management gain invaluable experience with a 120 hour senior internship. 

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Connections

Over 30 student-run clubs and organizations, including the FBLA organization, Phi Beta Lambda,  and the Hospitality Business Management Club, are available and are a wonderful way to meet people, travel, learn about different subjects, and gain valuable leadership opportunities.

Be Involved

When you become a Giant, you will enjoy campus life in a passionate, close-knit community…a family. Keystone College comes together in many different ways with 18 Division III sports, a variety of student events, 276 acres to explore, and various ways to learn both inside and outside of the classroom.

Featured Faculty

Kasey Chermak, MS

Kasey Chermak, MS

Instructor of Information Technology  
Patricia Davis, PhD

Patricia Davis, PhD

Professor of Accounting and Program Director of Accounting and Financial Management
Brenda Lidy, MS

Brenda Lidy, MS

Associate Professor and Program Director of Hospitality Business Management, Program Director of Business (BS) and Business Administration (AS), Program Director of Supply Chain Management
Robert Nardelli, DPS

Robert Nardelli, DPS

Assistant Professor and Program Director of Computer Science and Information Technology
Elizabeth Schneider, MBA, JD

Elizabeth Schneider, MBA, JD

Associate Professor of Business  
Sandra R. Smith, PhD

Sandra R. Smith, PhD

Assistant Professor and Program Director of Sport and Recreation Management (BS) and Sport Leadership Management (MS)
Donald “Doc” Stacknick, MS

Donald “Doc” Stacknick, MS

Instructor of Sport and Recreation
Chad Stevens, PhD

Chad Stevens, PhD

Associate Professor of Business, Program Director of MBA, and Chair of Business, Management & Technology
Kevin Vinson, MBA

Kevin Vinson, MBA

Associate Professor of Accounting

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