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Frequently Asked Questions

This certificate is designed to provide you with several things: knowledge of the industry, real-world experience working in the industry, a portfolio to show your experience and an array of skills required for jobs in the industry.

Yes! This is a certificate so think of it like an add-on, extension, or minor. You can enroll in courses and enroll in the certificate. Many of our students are in other majors across campus and getting this certificate along with their major.

For graduates, yes. Simply complete an application. For undergraduates, you do need to be a UNCW student. So you do need to apply for UNCW, declare a major, etc.

*Please check back for updates on this.*

See the following information for total cost of tuition for attending UNCW. If you are looking for the cost per credit hour, please see the view tuition and fees.

*Most students would fall under the DE (Distance Education) category.

Yes, you can do this program 100% virtually.

Easy. There are many options for this. Even if you are working full time you can still complete the internship. We have many students that have successfully completed virtual internships.

Yes, we have monthly esports tournaments on campus that you can participate in, compete and help manage.

Yes, currently there are teams in League of Legends, Rocket League, Overwatch, Valorant, Smash and COD. We are trying to form other teams as well. You would be more than welcome to join one of our teams or even start one!

Yes, absolutely!

No. You can take the courses in any order.

No, you can take any of the courses in any order at any time. To enroll in the internship though, you do need to be enrolled in the certificate program.

If you are having issues, search 'Instructional Technology' or 'MIT'.

Yes absolutely! There are no prereqs. You can enroll at any level.

Yes, there are. We have tournaments, teams, a club, etc. and UNCW Esports needs help with all of it! Students in our courses are able to help run events, stream, manage teams, etc.