Esports is a new and burgeoning billion-dollar industry. The gaming industry altogether is projected to supersede $3 billion by 2025. The opportunity truly is ripe. Southern Oregon University is perfectly positioned, as an innovative liberal arts school in the western U.S., to envision, execute, and live into some of the many opportunities that undoubtedly surround the Esports industry as a whole.
As an educational service provider, SOU offers this unique minor that can help bolster the knowledge base of those wanting to enter into the ever-widening world Esports. Further, Esports, as an industry, is looking for a knowledgeable employee base that understands the flexible nature of Esports and the countless needs that surround it. Lastly, SOU is also sporting a competitive team through which many of our students participate.