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Online Photography School

Whether you dream of capturing images that define history, provoke thought or sell products, you will find flexible programs at Academy of Art University's online photography school.

As one of the top photography schools online, Academy of Art University offers accredited Associates (AA), Bachelors (BFA) and Masters (MFA) degrees online, as well as continuing art education, professional development classes and online awards of completion. Hands-on online photography courses and professional opportunities make it a truly one-of-a-kind online photography college.


Online Photography Courses. Hands-On Experience.

The best way to learn is through experience. With a faculty of top photographers from around the world, Academy of Art University stays true to this philosophy. From day one, students take cameras out into the field to bring their creative ideas to life.

Academy of Art University's online photography school builds strong foundations in the fundamentals of photography. With a focus on cultivating their talent, students in the online photography school learn the language of light, composition, camera angles and more. Students are inspired to explore different techniques, infusing their photography with rich and varied undertones.

As students master these techniques, Academy of Art University's online photography school introduces them to cutting-edge digital technology that enables them to take their work to the next level. Each class is geared toward preparing students to become professional photographers. Students develop their personal style and create a portfolio that best showcases their technical proficiency and unique vision.

Online photography courses include:

  • Digital Photography
  • Photo Design and Concept
  • History of Photography
  • Advanced Photo Imagery
  • Fundamentals of Photography
  • Quality of Light
  • Visualization
  • Digital Printing
  • Location Lighting
  • Color Photography
  • And More!

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Professional Photography Opportunities

In addition to attaining expertise in technique, students learn to market themselves and succeed in their industry. With a top faculty of working photographers, Academy of Art University's photography school online programs enable students to network with experienced professionals in their field.

Career opportunities for online photography school students include:

  • Digital Photography Career
  • Fashion Photography Career
  • Advertising Photography Career
  • Editorial Photography Career
  • Fine Art Photography Career
  • Documentary Photography Career
  • Journalism Photography Career
  • Photo Journalist
  • Portrait Photography Career
  • Photo Technician
  • And More!

One-of-a-Kind Online Photography School Programs

Programs at Academy of Art University's online photography college are unlike any other in the world. The program combines detailed demonstration videos with live chats to give students the same insight and attention from faculty that they would receive in a classroom. Students learn to format and upload pictures for the web in order to share their work with others. Interacting with instructors and their peers, students engage in hands-on photography projects that bring their creative ideas to life.

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Whether taking classes online or in San Francisco, students complete world-class programs led by award-winning photographers. Academy of Art University's photography Associates, Bachelors and Masters degree and continuing art education programs equip aspiring photographers for rewarding creative careers.

Online Photography School Programs:

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Accreditation Info

Degree programs in Academy of Art University's online photography school are accredited. Learn more.

Online Photography School
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