Photographic Imaging Technology

Program Overview

Awards/Outcomes Credits Location
Photographic Imaging Technology - A.A.S. Degree 60 cr. Rosemount
Photographic Imaging Technology - Diploma 32 cr. Rosemount
Digital Imaging Technician - Certificate 24 cr. Rosemount
Photographer Assistant - Certificate 19 cr. Rosemount

Major Description

Students in this program use technical and creative skills to plan and capture unique photographs and then process, manage, and digitally enhance the images to produce professional quality prints. The program teaches skills in photography, digital workflow and color management of images, advanced Photoshop and large format printing techniques for the well-rounded photographer and photo technician. Using a wide variety of studio, computer, and digital imaging equipment, students practice the hands-on skills that they will face during their careers in the photo industry.

Work Environment

Graduates become photographers of all types as well as traditional and digital imaging specialists. Opportunities in new technologies and niche areas continue to grow as clients expect a more sophisticated variety of products and services. Advanced computer and software skills along with solid equipment operation provide the graduate with the foundation needed to advance and grow with the industry.

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Academic Advisor

Amy Eppen


William Eilers

Peter Latner

Darrell Tangen