MIAMI DADE COLLEGE,
Miami Dade College offers a bachelor of applied science degree in film,
television and digital production and
an associate of science degree in
photographic technology. The two-year
photography course provides students
with a solid academic background
along with hands-on training in classes
ranging from portraits to still life to
fashion to biomedical and forensics.
$1,347 per term (resident); $4,758 per
No campus housing is available.
BARRY UNIVERSI TY
Barry University offers bachelor of
fine arts and bachelor of art degrees
in photography and is committed to
maintaining the tradition of film and
the darkroom while also offering the
latest advances in digital technology,
believing they are complementary
components of the medium. Students
can focus solely on photography
or elect courses in other art disciplines. Photo students have access
to facilities seven days a week, and
small class sizes ensure individualized
attention. Core coursework includes
a focus on 2D design, digital imaging,
color processes, photo/art history
and lighting techniques, among
$28,160 per year.
$9,440 (on campus); $10,040 (off
campus) per year.
UNIVERSITY OF ART & DESIGN
For a bachelor of fine arts degree
here, students study the principles of
photographic design and the significance of visual style for application in
the commercial sector. The program
covers both traditional practices and
digital technologies, emphasizing core
values based on professional practices
and a skill set with a solid technical and
design foundation. Students are encouraged to apply equipment and techniques both on location and in studio
settings and learn to solve problems in
both natural and artificial light.
$29,340 per year.
$2,500 per quarter. Housing is available on a first-come, first-served basis,
and there are two-, three- and four-person apartments.
MIAMI AD SCHOOL
Students following Miami Ad School’s
digital photography and video “Globe-
trekker” program can choose the em-
phasis of their study, be it documen-
tary, architecture or fashion, among
many other options. The program’s first
year takes place in Miami, while during
the second (and final) year, students
gain experience shooting in different
southeastern settings before working
in Europe during spring quarter. They
spend the final quarter in New York City,
to take full advantage of varied weather
and lighting conditions and a diverse
range of cultures and landscapes.
$17,400 per year.
No on-campus housing is available.
TROPICAL SPLENDOR: Barry University’s Cor Jesu
Chapel forms the centerpiece of the school’s main
campus in Miami Shores.
GLOBE TREKKING S TUDIES: First year students
gather to hear an instructor present at Miami Ad
School. Their second year is spent out in the field.