Photography Careers

Make a living AND make a difference.

As a graduate of the Photography program, you’ll be prepared to work in a variety of fields including professional fine-arts and commercial, scientific, and image editing services. You’ll also be primed to promote yourself as an artist, a wedding and portrait photographer, commercial photographer, product photographer, or gallery owner. If you’re looking to continue your education, you’ll be well-suited to go on to pursue a Master of Fine Arts degree.


Possible Careers

  • Fine Art Photographer
  • Advertising Photographer
  • Fashion Photographer
  • Photojournalist
  • Product Photographer
  • Architectural Photographer
  • Photography Image Editor
  • Industrial Photographer
  • Medical Photographer


Where KCAD Photography alumni work



Where KCAD Photography alumni have attended graduate school

  • Columbia College (Chicago, IL) – Master of Fine Arts
  • Indiana University (Bloomington, IN) – Master of Fine Arts
  • Maryland Institute College of Art (Baltimore, MD) – Master of Fine Arts
  • Ohio University (Athens, OH) – Master of Fine Arts
  • Parsons School of Design – (New York, NY) – Master of Fine Arts
  • Pratt Institute (New York, NY) – Master of Fine Arts
  • Rochester Institute of Technology (Rochester, NY) – Master of Fine Arts
  • Pacific Northwest College of Art (Portland, OR) – Master of Arts, Critical Theory and Creative Research
  • University of Florida (Gainsville, FL) – Master of Fine Arts
  • Florida State University (Tallahassee, FL) – PhD
  • Grand Valley State University (Allendale, MI) – Master of Science, Communications


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