The Photography Certificate Program is a sequence of 10 courses designed to offer training in the technical and creative skills necessary to enter both the commercial and fine art fields of photography as a photographer (Department of Labor Standard Occupational Code: 27-4021). Entry-level positions, such as an assistant in the studio, gallery, or academic environment are possible after finishing this program.

Students are also prepared to start freelance work with the knowledge of cameras, lighting, aesthetics, printing, editing, promotion, and presentation formats needed for their specialized area of photography.


Upon completing the Certificate Program Enrollment Application and $185 application fee, students qualify for a 15% tuition discount per course at time of enrollment.


Estimated Program Cost:
Certificate Application: $185
Tuition: $5,400
Supplies & Books: $2,300
Total: $7,700



For further information, please email or call (310) 665-6850.

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This program requires five (5) elective courses. Students may select full-unit courses from Photography to receive elective credit.

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