What will I learn?

Students have access to professional cameras, lighting equipment, and digital color and black-and-white facilities that allow them to create museum-quality photographs.

A key benefit of the program is the department’s close partnership with Light Work, a world-renowned, state-of-the-art photography center on campus. Students have access to the facility's equipment and the guidance of its experts. With an emphasis on creativity, intellectual development, and skill development, you’ll leave the program ready to succeed in museums, photo studios, magazines, galleries, and the fashion industry.

Courses

Core coursework stresses art history, criticism, and contemporary models. Sample courses include:

Lighting for Photography

Image/Sequence: Photo Book

Performance Art

Photography and Cinema

Practical Experience

The art photography program boasts several outside learning opportunities for students in the discipline.

Work closely with professionals at Light Work, which hosts the art photography program’s annual student exhibition.

Intern at powerhouse firms and corporations including Cosmopolitan, Museum of Modern Art, NBC Universal, Real Simple, and Vogue.

Which department am I in?

College of Visual and Performing Arts

Study options

Full Time (120 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$52,210.00 per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

31 August 2020

Venue

College of Visual and Performing Arts

Syracuse University,

200 Crouse College,

SYRACUSE,

New York,

13244-4407, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

If you are currently enrolled in, or have graduated from, an accredited secondary school, please apply as a first-year student.

For international students

If you are currently enrolled in, or have graduated from, an accredited secondary school, please apply as a first-year student.

English Proficiency: Preferred TOEFL – 80; Preferred IELTS – 6.5; Preferred Cambridge – 176.

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There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About this uni

Syracuse University is a world-renowned institution with a reputation for excellence based in New York State.

  • Beautiful campus with on-site housing
  • One of the world’s top 300 universities
  • Strong reputation for research and innovation
  • Close-knit student body