Esports at Fisher College
The first Boston-area school to offer an elite varsity esports team!
About The Esports Program
Fisher College’s competitive esports program, led by nationally-ranked coaches and over 100 elite players, is the first Boston-area school to elevate esports to the highest collegiate level. The Fisher esports program offers a pathway for students to gain experiential learning outcomes from the esports industry. Outside of competitive gaming, students learn how to manage teams, run esports events, obtain partnerships and sponsorships, and become proficient in the production of live streaming. With monthly industry TED Talks by esports leaders from around the globe, students create industry connections while navigating the various employment opportunities in the esports industry.
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