Photography Degree at Webster University (Webster)

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Photography Degree

The photography program at Webster University prepares students for careers in the industrial, scientific, and photojournalism fields. The program focuses on the principals and techniques of communication information, ideas, moods, and feelings through the creation of images on photographic film, plates, and digital images. Program courses include: instruction in camera and equipment operation and maintenance, film and plate developing, light and composition, films and printing media, color and special effects, photographic art, photographic history, and computer applications. Get more details below including other Missouri colleges that offer photography degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Photography Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. Webster offers a bachelor's degree program in photography.

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Source: IPEDS Survey 2008-2011: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Photography program at Webster, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary


Teach courses in drama, music, and the arts including fine and applied art, such as painting and sculpture, or design and crafts. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.



Photograph people, landscapes, merchandise, or other subjects, using digital or film cameras and equipment. May develop negatives or use computer software to produce finished images and prints. Includes scientific photographers, aerial photographers, and photojournalists.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, photographers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 12.5% from 2010 to 2020

Salary & Wages

  • St. Louis, MO-IL
    • Total Employment: 620
    • Average Hourly Rate: $14.38
    • Average Annual Salary: $29,920

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Photography Programs in Missouri

Photography programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Washington University in St Louis

Saint Louis, MO
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College


  • Film Studies (B)
  • Photography (B)

Columbia College

Columbia, MO
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College


  • Photography (B)

University of Central Missouri

Warrensburg, MO
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 23 students completed this program


  • Photography (B)

Kansas City Art Institute

Kansas City, MO
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School Details

  • Type: Fashion or Art School
  • 19 students completed this program


  • Cinematography And Film (B)
  • Photography (B)
  • Film, Video and Photographic Arts (B)

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