Esports explosion leads to new Becker College program

Published on Thursday, August 9th, 2018

Remember when your parents would yell at you to put down the Atari or Nintendo and do your homework or get outside? Video games, they may have said, won’t help you graduate. Who knew? Nowadays, making or playing video games could very well get you through college.

Becker College in Worcester has built a growing reputation out of making gamers and game makers of their students. And the burgeoning esports industry is providing yet one more avenue for that. Competitive video gaming is taking the nation, and world, by storm and Becker, which already has an eSports club, and where the Mass DiGi institute has earned the school a reputation as a leader in gaming, is helping its students jump in on the ground floor.

Read the full article in Worcester Magazine