Do you have a passion for photography? Do you enjoy learning how to capture memories and moments on film or in digital mediums? Creatively YOURS, we offer the opportunity to earn a certificate in photography if the two-year program is not of interest. Let us help you prepare for an entry-level job in the field, so you can follow your passion!
Do you already have a job in the photography or graphic arts field? If so, you can complete our program for personal growth or career advancement.
If you are new to the field, you will be ready to pursue entry-level employment in a variety of art and commercial applications after completing the certificate. In addition, you may need to complete an apprenticeship for several years after graduation to secure higher-level jobs.
While photography is an exciting, creative field, it may be an ideal fit if you:
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Through critiques, lectures and hands-on training, our passionate professors teach the fundamental skills and techniques of traditional photography along with an emphasis in digital photography. You also can create and prepare photographic works in our modern digital labs and traditional photographic studio.
As you complete our certificate, you will learn how to:
Our certificate is designed to lead you directly into the workforce. However, if you wish to continue your education, we encourage you to earn an associate degree at HACC!
When you complete your associate degree, you can continue and transfer credits to a four-year school.
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You can complete the full certificate at our Harrisburg Campus. We offer the option of taking classes part time in the evenings and on weekends, as well as daytime options.
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, please visit this webpage to review the most up-to-date details about how courses are being offered.
Yes! With more than 200 scholarships available through the HACC Foundation, you have the opportunity to apply for scholarships that can help you meet your academic goals.
You may visit our website anytime to enroll in spring, summer and fall classes. Please be sure to include the Photography certificate program code 2400 on your application. By using this specific code, you can ensure you are applying to the correct program.