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Esports Management, Production, and Performance


Transfer Preparation

Many colleges and universities offer baccalaureate degrees in this field. Students planning to transfer to a four-year college or university need to know which courses completed at Santa Monica College will be accepted at the specific college/university. Please consult a Counselor. SMC has transfer articulation agreements with the many UC and CSU campuses, as well as many private and out-of-state institutions.

Degrees and Certificate

Associate in Arts Degree - Esports Management, Production, and Performance

24 units + General Education Requirements

Certificate of Achievement - Esports Management, Production, and Performance

24 units

This cross-disciplinary program gives students an introduction to esports while preparing them for careers in media and game studies. Students completing the esports degree and certificates get prepared for employment opportunities in the digital media industry and transfer into four-year degree programs. There is a wide range of employment possibilities for students training in esports, leading to careers in journalism, athletic teams coordination, sports casting, and media production and management.

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