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Program Details

  • Award: Certificate
  • Credits: 27
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

The Photography and Digital Imaging Program integrates traditional film-based photo technology with the ever changing and expanding world of digital imaging. Coursework covers metering techniques, lighting, traditional darkroom techniques, portraiture, fashion and product photgraphy. Students will use 35mm, medium format and large format cameras and the latest in digital capture and output technology. The complete digital work flow process is covered. While being occupational and technical in nature, the Photography and Digital Imaging curriculum encourages student creativity and individulized expression through hands-on assignments and personalized instruction. Students graduate from the program with a professional portfolio and a working knowledge of the professional photographic industry. Student are required to provide their own 35mm camera and lenses, professional light meter, supplies, visual curiosity and a desire to learn.

Program Locations

  • Minneapolis Community and Technical College 55403

Labor Market Information

  • Photographers

  • Median wage: $17.35/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
  • College Art, Drama, and Music Teachers

  • Median wage: $63,394/year-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
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Minneapolis Community and Technical College
Minneapolis Community and Technical College
1501 Hennepin Avenue Minneapolis, MN 55403 Toll-Free: (800) 247-0911 Local: (612) 659-6200 Email: