Visual Media

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Program Overview

Degrees & Certificates

Two-year degree for students who want to start a career immediately after graduation.
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  • Credits to complete: 123.0
  • Estimated program length in quarters: Full Time - 6 | Part Time - Part Time Option Not Available

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.

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.

  • 10,000 square foot photography studio
  • 150+ items in the equipment room for checkout

Program lengths are estimates, not guarantees. For the most current program information, please check with the program contact.