Esports Academic Programs

NIU Announces Esports Minor for Fall 2020

The Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education in the College of Education is pleased to offer a minor in Esports Industry Professions starting in Fall 2020. Designed for students of all majors, this minor prepares you for a job in the esports industry.

Registration for esports courses is now open. Download the 2-page degree sheet or take a look at the requirements and course descriptions in the NIU Course Catalog for more detail. Contact Joe Curran at jcurran2@niu.edu with questions or to declare the minor.

Check out the CheckpointXP on Campus podcast, where Norris and Jacob discuss the NIU Esports Academic Minor.