Esports Students
College of Education & Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Certificate in Esports

Get in the Business of Gaming With the Esports Certificate

Esports is an exciting billion-dollar industry that is experiencing explosive growth and offers abundant career opportunities. WilmU’s 100% online Esports Certificate program is the only one of its kind in Delaware and provides students with an introduction to esports, incorporating the disciplines of business, technology, entrepreneurship and digital media. Students who complete this certificate will be prepared to understand and participate in the global expansion of esports.

Gain Targeted Esports Knowledge and Build Valuable Cross-Industry Career Skills

This certificate blends six credits of esports-specific coursework, including Esports Events & Production and Esports & Data, with nine credits of industry skill-based curriculum, providing flexible career opportunities both within and outside of esports. You'll study information technology, business strategy, social media, critical thinking and problem solving, and market analysis, strategies and techniques.

Customize your studies by choosing one of these specialized electives:

  • Design for Marketing
  • Intro to Game Programming
  • Intro to Non-Linear Editing
  • Intro to Programming with Python
  • Marketing
  • Principles of Management
  • Web Design & Development

Partnership With Futures First Gaming

Wilmington University is a proud partner of Futures First Gaming (FFG). Students who complete FFG’s Workforce Development Program will be awarded six WilmU academic credits to apply directly to this Esports Certificate program so they can continue building their experience and professional portfolios.

  Learn more about our partner, Futures First Gaming.

Esports Certificate: A Standalone Credential That Paves the Way to a Degree

While the Esports Certificate is a highly marketable standalone credential, it is also part of a series of stackable credentials. Through Dual-Credit ADVANTAGE, you can apply the entire 18-credit certificate program toward the A.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies and then continue into 15 different bachelor’s degree programs across four WilmU colleges.

Esport Certificate Dual-Credit Options: Esports Certificate to A.A. Interdisciplinary Studies to 4 different colleges' bachelor degree program options; College of Health Professions: B.S. Health Sciences. College of Business: B.S. Business Analytics, B.S. Business Management, B.S. Human Resources, B.S. Marketing. College of Social and Behavioral Sciences: B.S. Law, Policy, and Political Science. College of Technology: B.S. Animation & 3D, B.S. Applied Technology, B.S. Communications, B.S. Computer Science, B.S. Cybersecurity, B.S. Game Design & Development, B.S. Graphic Design, B.S. Video & Film Production, B.S. Web Design.

Dual-Credit ADVANTAGE™ Program

Earn this Dual-Credit Certificate and apply the credits to a related WilmU degree program! Dual-Credit ADVANTAGE lets you earn multiple credentials simultaneously — accelerating your education goals and making your credits even more valuable. Learn more about WilmU's Dual-Credit ADVANTAGE™.

Why a WilmU Certificate?

Wilmington University certificate programs teach you the subject-specific knowledge you need to advance in your career or to simply explore a new field. Build skills that can give you greater opportunities in your evolving field today. Many WilmU certificate programs can be completed online or at several of our face-to-face locations!

Professionals Who Would Benefit From This Program

  • Communications Coordinator
  • Esports Program Coordinator
  • Event Production Manager
  • Marketing Manager
  • Social Media Manager

The esports certificate is available in the following formats and locations*:

*Please note: Some courses are available face-to-face.




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