Photography Degrees and Certificates
Visual and Performing Arts



Do you love expressing yourself through images and video? From beginning to advanced classes, get the skills you need to become a successful photographer. Study traditional and digital photography and studio lighting. Learn how to run a photography business. And, build a portfolio to showcase your talent.

We can help you find the program that fits your passion and interests.
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Christina Ung, Success Center Specialist

Degrees and Certificates in Photography

Put Your Mind to It

Following graduation, Photography majors work in many fields, including teaching, commercial photography, videography or fine art photography. Find jobs as portrait photographers, wedding photographers, sports photographers, architectural photographers, freelance photographers, or high school or college photography teachers.

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What really distinguishes our program is that everyone who teaches in it has been part of the photographic industry. We know the ins-and-outs of how to make a business run, and we are passionate about teaching our students those very skills... There's a very intentional focus on preparing students for actually running their own business because most photographers actually are self-employed. Randy Snook, Photography Department Chair and Instructor

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Liberal Arts Division


Building W, Room 107

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With more than 50 programs in total, something is bound to align with your goals. Find out which one is the right fit for you.

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    Applied Art and Design

    Learn the practical uses of art, design, graphics and video. Study digital filmmaking, image editing, design principles, business essentials, digital art and more.
    Applied Art and Design
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    From drawing to painting and sculpture to ceramics, learn how to express your ideas visually. Study art fundamentals including technique, material safety, design and problem-solving.
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