Associate of Occupational Studies in Digital Photography
Sessions College for Professional Design

Program Details

Have you ever wanted to become a freelance photographer?  Sessions College offers a two-year Associate of Occupational Studies in Digital Photography that is 100% online, so that you can fit learning into your lifestyle and start a career.  This intense associate’s degree combines general education classes with a foundation of photographic skills and techniques, across software, equipment and production.  Sessions’ AOS in Digital Photography has a curriculum that integrates business elements and portfolio creation, so that your degree can lead you to success.  Highlights within the curriculum are likely to include:

  • Color theory
  • Photo retouching
  • Commercial photography
  • Narrative photography
  • Digital photography with Lightroom


  • Write a 500-word application essay
  • Send 5-10 samples of your art and design work OR a written creative skills assessment
  • Provide transcripts from your high school OR any college degrees completed
  • If English is not your native language, submit official TOEFL or IELTS scores

School Accreditation Statement

Distance Education Accrediting Commission