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Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Science
  • Credits: 60
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

The Photography A.S. Degree at Dakota County Technical College combines the art, science and business of photography into a dynamic program aimed at helping students achieve one of three broad goals: Acceptance to four year college; Starting their own photography business; or Entering a specific sector of the visual communications workplace. All students will complete a technical core curriculum and a general education curriculum. Students will choose a Photography emphasis area (major) and then complete photography studies in one of the specialized area.

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:

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