Esports Minor at Lakeland University

Unlock Your Potential in the Thriving World of Esports

Are you passionate about gaming and fascinated by the rapidly evolving world of Esports? Imagine turning your passion into a rewarding career by earning a minor in Esports. With the explosive growth of this industry, there has never been a better time to seize the opportunity and become a part of this exciting global phenomenon.

At Lakeland University, we offer an innovative Esports minor that equips you with the essential knowledge and hands-on experience to navigate the intricacies of the Esports industry. Our program provides you with a comprehensive understanding of the various components and historical context that have shaped Esports into what it is today.

Growing Industry

Take the first step towards a rewarding career in Esports

By earning a minor in Esports, you position yourself at the forefront of an industry that continues to thrive and revolutionize the entertainment landscape. The opportunities are endless, and the demand for skilled professionals in Esports is only expected to grow. 

To learn more, ask your academic/admissions advisor, or contact us at or 920-565-1022.

Dynamic Field

By enrolling in our Esports minor, you gain access to a range of specialized emphases tailored to match your interests and complement your major program. Whether you are interested in Esports management, Esports marketing, game design, or any other aspect of this dynamic field, we have the perfect emphasis to suit your aspirations.

Here are just a few of the benefits you can expect when you choose to pursue a minor in Esports at Lakeland:

    Dive deep into the fascinating world of Esports and gain a comprehensive understanding of its history, cultural impact, and its interconnections with related industries. You'll be equipped with the knowledge to analyze and articulate the connections between Esports and broader cultural trends.

    Esports and gaming communities thrive on diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging. Our program emphasizes the importance of these values and equips you with the tools to identify and analyze the emerging diversity issues within Esports. Join the movement of creating inclusive gaming spaces and fostering belonging for all.

    Our Esports minor allows you to focus on a particular area of emphasis that aligns with your interests and career goals. Whether you aspire to be an Esports manager, tournament organizer, content creator, or Esports analyst — our program provides you with the necessary skills and competence to excel in your chosen field.

    Through our strong network of industry partners and alumni, you'll have access to valuable opportunities for internships, mentorships, and networking. These connections can open doors to exciting career prospects and help you establish yourself in the competitive Esports industry.

    Theory alone is not enough. Our program places a strong emphasis on hands-on experience, allowing you to apply your knowledge in real-world scenarios. Engage in practical projects, collaborate with fellow students, and gain valuable industry experience to set you apart in the job market.

    Esports at Lakeland University

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    Lakeland University offers Esports as part of our varsity athletics. Lakeland’s co-ed team competes in the National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE) Starleague, which serves as the governing body to more than 150 colleges and universities setting standards for eligibility and conduct for collegiate Esports, as well as the NECC and ECAC.

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