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Professional Photography

Student photography project

The BFA Professional Photography Program at MSMU gives the student a hands-on experience from the first day of the first course. The curriculum will provide the student with both the technical foundation skills and critical thinking tools that will help in shaping the students own unique vision. The Professional Photography faculty is made up of industry recognized photographers who have also been recognized for their ability to inspire students in the classroom. We are proud to have our program based at one of the largest production studio facilitates on the West Coast, The Sunset Gower Studios in the heart of Hollywood.

Program Mission

The program integrates liberal arts, ethics, and professional business practices with a corephoto graphy and media production curriculum that prepares students for the creative business, and technical challenges of a professional photography career.

Career Opportunities

  • Photo Assisting
  • Studio Manager
  • Advertising Photographer
  • Travel Photographer
  • Lifestyle Photographer
  • Food Photographer
  • Sports Photographer
  • Portrait & Wedding Photographer
  • Art Director
  • Production Assistant
  • Digital Tech
  • Video Production
  • Commercial Photographer
  • Fashion Photographer
  • Studio Product Photographer
  • Scientific Photographer
  • Digital Retouching
  • Artist Representation

 

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The BFA Professional Photography degree curriculum is made up of 33 credit hours of required core classes and 33 credit hours of additional photography elective courses including 12 credit hours of business courses. Students may also enroll in the Photography Minor which requires a total of 18 credit hours. For further information contact Charles Bunce cbunce@msmu.edu Bill Robbins wrobbins@msmu.edu.