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School of Sport, Recreation, and Tourism Management - George Mason University

Sport and Computer Game Design Minor

A minor in sport and computer game design prepares students for success in one of the fastest growing segments of the sport industry.

Offered jointly with the Computer Game Design Program, this minor educates students with a foundational overview of the sport industry, the sport management academic discipline, and computer game design. A mixture of courses in sport management, sport marketing and sales, game design, and online and mobile gaming helps ready graduates for a global industry that has witnessed rapid growth in the design, production, and sales of sport-related games and includes gaming giants EA Sports, Nintendo, NVIDIA, Activision Blizzard, Amazon and Microsoft.

More about the Program

The Sport Management Program at George Mason University seeks to prepare reflective, principled, and knowledgeable graduates with professional skill sets that enhance their success in the $490+ billion sport sector. Serving one of the nation’s most diverse student populations, this dynamic, growing program is committed to excellence and seeks to develop students’ professional knowledge and dispositions through a curriculum guided by the North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM) and the Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA) content standards. An integral part of the curriculum is the opportunity for field experiences in sport settings in the Northern Virginia region, metropolitan Washington, D.C., and throughout the world.