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Digital Arts Certificate

Where To Go From Here

This certificate program prepares students to work as photographers, or start their own businesses as freelance photographers. Students gain real-world experiences creating scenes, photographing products and architecture, manipulating images in design software and branding. Upon successful completion of this program, students will have created a professional portfolio and business plan.

Why This Degree

The Digital Arts Certificate provides the background and skills necessary for work as a commercial artist or to operate your own design business. It also provides the foundation for transfer to another institution. Photographers earn about $37,660 per year; graphic designers earn about $54,080 per year; multimedia artists and animators earn about $65,260 per year; film and video editors earn about $77,790 per year, depending on the area.