Considering an Online Photography Certification?

Penn Foster Career School has proven itself as a leader in certifying students in photography to become successful photogrammetric compilation specialists, photographers, etc. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are currently 57,760 individuals employed as photographers in America, and their average annual salary is $36,370.

Photography Common Job Tasks
  • conducting photography shoots
  • editing the quality or appearance of photos
  • creating gallery showings of photographs
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The Penn Foster Career School Photography Certificate Program helps you learn the fundamentals quickly and conveniently. Your studies include: Camera basics, lighting for photography Photographic image design Digital and video photography techniques Printing color and black and white photographs and slides …and much more.

Photography Programs by State & City

Top 20 US Photography Schools (campus and online)

New York University
Total Programs 204
Number of Subjects 146
Rank in USA 13th
University of Washington-Seattle Campus
Total Programs 243
Number of Subjects 168
Rank in USA 26th
George Washington University
Total Programs 194
Number of Subjects 171
Rank in USA 52nd
University of Miami
Total Programs 177
Number of Subjects 151
Rank in USA 69th
University of Central Florida
Total Programs 136
Number of Subjects 140
Rank in USA 71st
Rhode Island School of Design
Total Programs 23
Number of Subjects 25
Rank in USA 85th
Syracuse University
Total Programs 152
Number of Subjects 133
Rank in USA 89th
Temple University
Total Programs 210
Number of Subjects 158
Rank in USA 105th
Drexel University
Total Programs 125
Number of Subjects 123
Rank in USA 108th
Providence College
Total Programs 86
Number of Subjects 77
Rank in USA 119th
Ohio University-Main Campus
Total Programs 183
Number of Subjects 158
Rank in USA 128th
Appalachian State University
Total Programs 145
Number of Subjects 126
Rank in USA 130th
Rochester Institute of Technology
Total Programs 1
Number of Subjects 108
Rank in USA 137th
Texas Christian University
Total Programs 124
Number of Subjects 117
Rank in USA 142nd
Western Washington University
Total Programs 153
Number of Subjects 121
Rank in USA 143rd
Grand Valley State University
Total Programs 103
Number of Subjects 101
Rank in USA 159th
University of Illinois at Chicago
Total Programs 143
Number of Subjects 121
Rank in USA 161st
Seattle University
Total Programs 106
Number of Subjects 118
Rank in USA 169th
Webster University
Total Programs 100
Number of Subjects 98
Rank in USA 177th
Maryland Institute College of Art
Total Programs 20
Number of Subjects 19
Rank in USA 220th