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Photography Degree at University of Missouri - St Louis (UMSL)

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  • FAFSA School Code: 002519
  • Phone: (314) 516-5000

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Photography Degree

The photography program at University of Missouri - St Louis 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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Career Options for Graduates

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

Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary

  • Description:

    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.

Photographers

  • Description:

    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: 630
      • Average Hourly Rate: $14.09
      • Average Annual Salary: $29,310

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 = Doctor Degree (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

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Washington University in St Louis

Saint Louis, MO
Type: 4-Year Private College

7 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Film Studies (B)
  • Photography (B)
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Webster University

Saint Louis, MO
Type: 4-Year Private College

21 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Film Studies (B)
  • Cinematography And Film (B)
  • Photography (B)
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Columbia College

Columbia, MO
Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs Offered
  • Photography (B)
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University of Central Missouri

Warrensburg, MO
Type: 4-Year Public College

18 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Photography (B)