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Esports & Gaming Administration

Gaming is more than just a hobby—it's one of the most lucrative industries in technology.

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Break into the games industry.

From players to programmers, the gaming industry is booming and needs business-minded leaders. Gaming Administration professionals need a lot of expertise: not just tech and business, but a solid understanding of games and gaming culture as well.

Key Contributors

Dr. Keith Christy

Associate Business Professor, Adrian College


Unity is the world’s most-used game engine. It powers 50% of Mobile games and 60% of Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality content. The Unity engine is intended to be readily accessible, low-cost, and powerful. The bulk of the LCMC game development courses were developed using materials provided by Unity.


The IGDA (International Game Developers Association) is a nonprofit professional association whose stated mission is to “support and empower game developers around the world in achieving fulfilling and sustainable careers.” The Esports & Gaming Administration major, as well as the Game Development major, were developed with significant input from the IGDA’s Game Education Chair, Suzanne Freyjadis, and conforms to the IGDA 2020 curriculum framework as closely as possible.

Why Adrian

Offered alongside 12 other Business degrees, Adrian College will give you the fundamentals to be a well-rounded professional and the Esports skills to give you an edge in a growing industry.

Industry Breakdown


2019 Esports Job Growth


Jobs in Gaming


Esports Viewership

Why study Esports and Gaming Administration

Very few schools offer a focus on the business side of the games industry. Stand out in a growing sector.

Work and play

Learn about the whole picture—development, distribution, even trade shows.

Built by the best

We consulted industry professionals to find out what skills are most needed for entry-level professionals.

ESM I - Introduction to Esports Management

ESM II - Convention, Event and Trade Show Planning

ESM III - Distribution of Games: The Role of the Publisher

GDM I - Introduction to Games

The traditional college experience.

Earn your degree at Adrian College while taking select online courses in your field of study. Courses are designed by top academic minds and industry leaders, and then taught by faculty in small class environments.

An innovative model.

The Adrian College experience…


Spend four years on campus at the college you love.

Small classes

Get to know the faculty you learn from.


Work, play, and get involved in student life.

… with select classes from nationally leading experts.

Expert instruction

Select class sessions are held online, taught by some of the top names in your field.


We consult with top employers in the field to make sure you’re learning the most in-demand skills.


Build a portfolio of work while you’re learning, so you're ready to interview.

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