Accredited online program with live chat. You can obtain an Associates in Arts, a Bachelors, and Masters Degree in Fine Arts in Photography. Videos are created by 30 videographers and editors to make sure that you get the most out of each tutorial. There is an open admissions policy and an online application process available. The tuition is the same as in school but without lab fees. The Academy of Art University not only provides their students with the pertinent information but also helps them evaluate and figure out what you can and want to do with their degree.
Location: San Francisco, CA
Undergrad Degrees: Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA), Associate of Arts (AA)
Graduate Degrees: Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Degree
Online Degrees: Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) Degree, Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Degree, Online Award of Completion
A very well organized school for all levels of photographers. This is a great site to make strides towards a professional career in photography. If you are only interested in learning helpful photography tips and facts, the price may be a little steep. You have up to three years to complete whichever course you choose but it typically takes half that time to complete. You will receive a certificate upon completion.
Location: Online. As of the time of writing, the Complete Course in Professional Photography and the Fundamentals of Digital Photography are both offered 100% online. The other courses are mailed to you on thumb drives containing all of your course materials.
Online Certificates: Each course offers certificates
Accreditation: New York State Education Department, DETC
- Professional Photography Course (now offered 100% online)
- Photoshop Course
- Video Making Course
- Wedding Photography Course
- Portrait Photography Course
- Marketing for Photographers
- Beginner Photography Course (now offered 100% online)
This course consists of 12 modules and 12 corresponding interactive assignments. The average amount of time that it takes to complete the entire course is 24 weeks. It is not required to complete the course in this amount of time. Throughout the time it takes for you to complete the course George Seper, a freelance photographer, will be available as a tutor. It seems well organized and designed to help you learn what you want to know about photography.