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About the Program

The Professional Photography AAS degree prepares students for a career in wedding and portrait photography. Course assignments ready students for event, location and studio shooting. Upon completion students will have acquired professional equipment, knowledge of business practices, and a business identity to position them for success. Students will: 

  • Create and capture compelling images of people, events, fashion, products, and landscapes that thrill clients
  • Build a professional photography business including brand identity, marketing plan, online presence, social media integration, and client management
  • Bring your creative vision to life using professional techniques, high-tech equipment, and a full range of editing tools

Interested in a career in Professional Photography? Schedule a program tour!

Cost & Financial Aid

  • Tuition Cost Per Credit

    Century College can be extremely affordable through financial aid and scholarship opportunities.

    As a two-year public community and technical college, Century College receives funding from the State of Minnesota, keeping tuition rates significantly lower than private colleges and universities.

    Century College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Our programs quality for federal financial aid including Pell Grants, Federal Direct Loans, and others.

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Potential Job Titles

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  • Photographer

Salary Data

Photographers
Average Wage: $23.61/hour
Top Earners: $42.35/hour

Information gathered pertains to seven county metro area - careerwise.minnstate.edu