Gaming; Master’s program; Gaming curriculum


Curriculum and Instruction | Gaming and Casino Operations Management | Gaming Law

Document Type

Original Research Article


The gaming industry has dramatically expanded not only domestically and internationally, but further to the online market. This growth has caused the industry to be more complicated than ever, and face massive challenges, competition, and opportunity. Consequently, there is a need for more qualified candidates in the gaming industry. Few gaming degrees are offered at a university level and more importantly, there is currently no master’s program in gaming management in the United States. Results of this survey of 201 industry professionals show that the majority would be interested in a master’s in gaming with most preferring an online of executive format. Of the content areas studied 9 of the 13 were believed to be somewhat important or higher and there were only minimal significant differences between demographic sub-groups.