Is it possible to get an associates degree in photography?
I'm a Junior in high school but photography is a passion of mine and I want to major in it when I go to college. Is it possible for me to get an associates degree in it? Doesn't an associates degree only require being in college for only two years? What college would be the best for that?
Asked By: - 10/7/2012
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Yes, associate degree in photography is fairly common. Two years is the average amount of time for completing the course as a full time student. You can take more classes to finish faster, or less classes to finish slowly. Remember to take classes in business and marketing, and get internships while still in college... More
Answered By: «imagi» - 10/7/2012
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I don't think so. I have only ever heard of an associate of science or arts degree, but I could be wrong. However according to this link I found, it may be possible. You would really have to check with your local schools to see if they offer it though.
Answered By: AlexH15 - 10/7/2012
I think it's possible because when I talked to Arts Institute some years ago, they had several degrees available for me to choose, and one was Associate's. My intended major was Photography, of course. I'm also certain that you can try to go for a Professional Degree, and maybe a Master's one day, but someone told me... More
Answered By: Sidney - 10/7/2012
Yes, it is entirely possible to get an associate's degree in photography. Keep in mind that photography's degrees are generally worthless. They will not help you a job. Most photographers are self employed. Even companies that hire photographers are more interested in experience and portfolios and degrees.
Answered By: Tim - 10/7/2012
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