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About the Program

Visual Media is all about using images – both still and moving – to create messages that connect with people. Learn the artistic theory, skills and business behind effective digital storytelling, using modern photo and video technologies, and earn your Associate of Applied Arts (AAS) degree in Visual Media (formerly Commercial Photography) at Seattle Central College.

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Career Opportunities

The Visual Media program at Seattle Central College combines expert instruction with collaborative learning in our state-of-the-art facilities. The creative and technical skills you learn here will help prepare you for a rewarding career in a variety of exciting areas, including:

  • Digital Branding/Marketing
  • Digital Illustration
  • Graphic Design
  • Interactive Media
  • Photography
  • Photojournalism
  • Video & Film Production

In addition to finding success with more traditional employers, many of our graduates choose to work on a freelance basis or to start their own businesses.



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Creative Arts & Design
Seattle Central College
1701 Broadway, Room BE4128
Seattle, WA 98122
206.934.4164 (phone)


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