The Associate of Science in Professional Photography (AS) Degree Program at IADT

Have you always loved photography? Do you have an eye for images? If so, the Associate of Science in Professional Photography degree program at the International Academy of Design & Technology may be a good fit for you. Our training program is designed to challenge your creativity and help you translate your photographic skills into career opportunities.

Our Professional Photography program can help you gain practical experience through the use of industry-relevant equipment and technology. Through a diverse selection of classes, you can gain knowledge and skills in lighting, image capture and manipulation, and media production. Graduates of this associate-level program can go on to pursue career opportunities across the photography field. Turn your talents into new possibilities for your future. Enroll in IADT’s Associate of Science in Professional Photography degree program today.


IADT’s Professional Photography degree program can help you learn to optimize your creative vision. By taking a variety of courses, you can gain exposure to all different kinds of photography, from fashion and advertising to event photography and portraiture. This associate-level program also offers you the opportunity to develop a photography portfolio that you can use when pursuing career opportunities in the field.

Below is a sampling of course topics included in IADT’s Associate of Science in Professional Photography degree program.* Classes are led by instructors with relevant career experience.

•Design Fundamentals
•Aesthetics and Creativity
•Imaging Software
•Foundations of Photography
•Integrated Media
•Color Management
•Environmental Lighting
•History of Photography
•Business for Photographers
•Portraiture
•Location Lighting
•People Photography
•Studio Lighting
•Wedding and Event Photography

*Course curriculum is subject to change.

Our career-focused programs can help you build a portfolio of work and move toward potential opportunities in the field of digital photography, such as:

•Photography Assistant
•Digital Photographic Technician
•Assistant Studio Manager
•Entry-level Photographer
•Freelance Photographer
•Assignment Photographer

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