Combine your creativity with the technical and composition skills to get a start in photography. Photographers capture images that can tell a story or record an event. Gain foundational skills to create or expand your photography portfolio while you prepare to transfer for a fine arts degree program or start a career in the field.
Typical job opportunities are sports photographer, school photographer, news photographer, advertising work, small business owner in photography, designer, illustrator or portrait photographer.
- Learn both digital photography tips and how to use today’s popular photo and design software, Adobe Photoshop and InDesign.
Digital Photography Certificate
The Digital Photography Certificate will provide students with the foundational skills to expand their photography portfolio and help them develop skills needed to apply to a fine arts degree program or a career in the field.
Median wages for photographer is $18.73 per hour, or about $38,950 annually.
Employment of photographers is projected to grow 17 percent from 2020 to 2030, much faster than the average.
If you reside in Jackson county, Michigan.
If you reside in the state of Michigan.
Out of Michigan
If you reside outside the state of Michigan.
Estimated program costs include tuition, fees and digital textbooks based on 2022-2023 tuition rates. Please note that these costs are only estimates and an individualized financial plan will be created when a student meets with their Student Success Navigator.
GO AFTER YOUR GOALS. WE CAN HELP YOU GET THERE.
We’re here to support you and answer your questions!