Photography Student
College of Technology

Bachelor of Science in Photography

Blend Emotion, Imagination and Technical Expertise with the BS in Photography

This well-rounded photography degree program will guide you to develop your creative vision while learning the science and business of photography. A completion degree version of this photography program is available for those who already hold an associate degree or higher.


Comprehensive Photography Curriculum Prepares You for Success

Expert instructors will teach you to capture the moment in a wide variety of categories, including sports, portraiture, documentary, fashion, nature, food, news and more. You’ll understand composition and set-up as well as the digital imaging workflow, including pre-assessment, image capture, post-processing, and the ethical considerations of digital techniques.

Build Your Professional Photography Portfolio and Network Prior to Graduation

Add tangible assets to your portfolio and increase your professional connections through an optional six-credit cooperative learning experience. You’ll graduate ready to build a freelance career or to pursue positions in photojournalism, school or studio photography, or photo editing.

Earn a Graduate-Level Certificate as Part of Your Bachelor’s in Photography

You can use five free elective courses to earn an additional credential in Technology Project Management as part of your BS in Photography program. Set yourself apart from the competition without adding extra time or cost to your bachelor’s degree program! Then, apply those 15 credits toward a WilmU master’s degree in Information Systems Technologies.


The BS in Photography program at Wilmington University is Middle States Accredited Wilmington University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education,
3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-2680, Tel: (215) 662-5606, Fax: 215-662-550, msche.org

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Finish your photography degree faster by transferring credits. 
40 courses 120 total credits

$1,143 per course

Cost of a typical 3-credit course taken at our
New Castle campus or online. Wilmington University tuition is based on cost-per-credit.
You only pay for the courses you need to complete your photography degree.

Career and industry outlook for BS in Photography graduates.

Your BS in Photography prepares you for a successful career in a growing industry.

Source: Emsi Economic Modeling, LLC, 2018

49,560 Employment Opportunities (excludes self-employment)

$42,770 Median Annual Earnings

$20.56 Median Hourly Earnings

Related Careers

  • Graphic designer

  • Magazine features editor

  • Medical illustrator

  • Photographer

  • Press photographer

  • Television camera operator

The instructors in WilmU’s photography program are all well-respected photojournalists in the industry, and they really know how to challenge you and prepare you for real-world situations. They bring a hands-on element to each assignment that will force you out of your shell. This program will take you to the next level, and I recommend it to any photographer out there looking to sharpen their skills. Chris Vitale, WilmU graduate, Christopher Vitale Photography LLC
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