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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.


Dr. Chad Stevens
Chair of Business, Management, and Technology


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


  • Simcoach Games
  • Schell Games
  • Skyless Games Studios
  • PlayEveryWhere
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.


Keystone student-to-faculty ratio


increase in jobs over the next 10 years


Median annual salary for eSport management

Social Mobility Ranking

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.


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

Keystone College student reads on computer


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.

Athletics are part of life on campus.

Featured Faculty

Kasey Chermak, MS

Kasey Chermak, MS

Instructor and Program Director for Computer Science and Information Technology
Patricia Davis, PhD

Patricia Davis, PhD

Professor of Accounting and Program Director of Accounting, Business, Hospitality, and Supply Chain Management
Laura Little, DBA

Laura Little, DBA

Assistant Professor of Business and Faculty Fellow for Assessment
Brenda Lidy, MS

Brenda Lidy, MS

Associate Professor and Internship Coordinator for Accounting, Business, Computer Science, Hospitality Management, and Information Technology
Ronda Schiavone, MBA

Ronda Schiavone, MBA

Instructor of Business
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 and Management (MS)
Donald “Doc” Stacknick, MS

Donald “Doc” Stacknick, MS

Instructor and Internship Coordinator for Sport and Recreation and Faculty Athletics Representative
Stavros Triantafyllidis, PhD

Stavros Triantafyllidis, PhD

Assistant Professor of Sport and Recreation Management
Chad Stevens, PhD

Chad Stevens, PhD

Associate Professor of Business and Chair of Business, Management & Technology

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