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Professional Photography Technology

at Ridgewater College

Program Details

  • Award: Diploma
  • Credits: 64
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

This program prepares individuals to use 4x5 view, medium format, 35 mm cameras, and black and white and color film processing techniques. Instruction includes in-depth study of composition and exposure; computer imaging; printing black and white and color photographs; and photographic equipment used in portrait, commercial and industrial photography.

Program Locations

  • Ridgewater College, Willmar 56201

Labor Market Information

  • Photographers

  • Median wage: $18.26/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • College Art, Drama, and Music Teachers

  • Median wage: $64,173/year-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
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Ridgewater College
Ridgewater College
2101 15th Ave NW Willmar, MN 56201 Toll-Free: (800) 722-1151 Local: (320) 222-5200 TTY: (800) 627-3529