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Sacramento City College Photography

The Photography program supports both Economic and Workforce Development by offering a wide range of training in the latest technology used in professional photography and multimedia career fields. Our program aligns with industry standards along with partnering with industry leaders to develop curriculum that blends solid theoretical and applied training with both the latest camera capture techniques and associated image processing software. Departmental standards and program faculty serve as a professional resource by providing educational opportunities through degree and certification; leading to employment, career advancement, and transfer to higher education.

Career Options

The photography program provides students the opportunity to prepare for entry-level positions as press photographers, photojournalists, portrait photographers, freelance photographers, editorial photographers, photo-lab technicians, and positions in career fields that utilize photography techniques.

Sample Career Option and Salary

Entry to mid-level

  • Digital Media Photographer: $43,965