Esports Entrepreneurship & Administration

International

Program Information

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The Esports Industry is disrupting the traditional sports industry attracting new audiences, using new media channels and developing innovative new business models. The Esports Entrepreneurship & Administration program introduces students to this dynamic and exciting world of competitive gaming where business meets passion.

Throughout this program, students gain essential sports business knowledge by studying sports marketing, analytics, tournament and league management, special events management, accounting and communications. Each term, students study a specifically-tailored, hands-on esports course.

Introductory esports gaming courses in the first year give students a grounding in the world of esports, the games, the businesses involved and the money-making strategies they use. Students learn about industry software/hardware, computer networking and the business models behind team management and tournaments while developing and honing their streaming skills.

In the second year, students undertake a capstone project that integrates the knowledge obtained throughout the program and culminates in the execution of a real-world esports project. 

Device Requirements

This program requires a laptop.

See full device requirements.

Admission Requirements

O.S.S.D. or equivalent with:
Grade 12 English C or U
Any Grade 11 or 12 Mathematics C or U

The admissions process is competitive and meeting the minimum academic requirements does not guarantee admission.

English Language Requirements

Applicants must demonstrate language proficiency by submitting one of the following scores:

  • IELTS of 6.0
  • TOEFL iBT 69

Applicants from India, China, Vietnam, Philippines and Pakistan should note that IELTS is the only proficiency score accepted by the Study Direct Stream (SDS) program. Additional country-specific requirements may also be applicable.

Meeting the minimum English requirements does not guarantee admission. Students with higher English proficiency scores will receive priority in the admission assessment process.

Employment Opportunities

Esports businesses need entrepreneurial-minded young people with business development, marketing, production and sports management skills in order to grow their businesses.

Graduates of the program are prepared to pursue a variety of esports career opportunities including esports manager, coach, event organizer, and tournament manager. Graduates may use the transferable skills learned in the program to pursue careers as an esports journalist/analyst, emedia coordinator, social media specialist or emarketing content specialist. Some graduates may also pursue an entrepreneurial career in esports as a pro-player, coach, or streamer. 

New opportunities continue to be developed everyday in this burgeoning industry and graduates will be in a position to trail blaze new opportunities of their own.

Educational Pathways

Bridging Program

Graduates of Esports Entrepreneurship & Administration may obtain the Sports & Recreation Management Ontario College Advanced Diploma by completing an eight-month bridging program at Lambton College.

Transfer to Programs within Ontario

We've worked with Ontario colleges to provide the following transfer opportunities, visit ONTransfer.ca.

Transfer to Programs outside Ontario

Robert Morris University - Pittsburg, PA
Bachelor of Professional Studies in Health & Wellness - you must meet specified entry grades

For more information, please contact the appropriate campus:

Toronto
416-485-2098
lambton@cestarcollege.com
Mississauga
905-890-7833 x 222
lambton@queenscollege.ca
Sarnia/Main Campus
international@lambtoncollege.ca

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