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Digital Imaging Technician

at Dakota County Technical College

Program Details

  • Award: Certificate
  • Credits: 24
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

Students in Photographic Imaging Technology use their creative abilities to set up and take the unique photograph, process the film, and produce the professional quality display print. The Photographic Technology major is designed to provide skills in photography, film and paper processing, quality control, professional printing and digital imaging techniques. Students learn in a facility equipped with various types of studio equipment and in a well-equipped lab that replicates the industry. This highly artistic and technical industry requires both training and experience to produce the results that consumers demand.

Program Locations

  • Dakota County Technical College 55068

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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Dakota County Technical College
Dakota County Technical College
1300 145th Street East Rosemount, MN 55068 Toll-Free: (877) 937-3282 Local: (651) 423-8301 TTY: (651) 423-8621 Email: