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Digital Photography

Do you love taking photographs? Are you interested in learning more about digital photography and techniques in visual arts? An AACC continuing education certificate demonstrates a foundation and proficiency in digital photography and camera operation that can help take your hobby to the next level!

Certificate code: CE.DIGITAL-PHOTO

What is the training? 
AACC's Digital Photography certificate training consists of four noncredit courses, two required core and two elective. Students will gain an overview of camera operations and photography techniques as well as explore more specialized topics. Students will also learn strategies to use in editing pictures for various applications.

What courses will I take?
Required Core Courses:
PHO 305 - Basic Digital Camera Operations
PHO 346 - Digital Photography: Intermediate-Advanced Techniques

Choose two electives:
PHO 347 - Macrophotography
PHO 350 - Digital Portrait Photography
PHO 353 - Basic Adobe Lightroom for Photographers
PHO 348 - Shooting in the Dark

What credentials can I earn?

Upon successful completion students will earn an AACC continuing education certificate. To receive the certificate students complete and submit the form to our office. The form and instructions can be found at

What will it cost?
$309 for the two core requirements and $160-$309 for the two electives, depending on selection, for all Anne Arundel County residents, including tuition and fees.

What are the requirements?
Student must be at least 16 years old.

How do I enroll?
Register online, in person, by fax, mail or touchtone phone. Visit for details and be sure to use certificate code CE.DIGITAL-PHOTO.

Related Training
Earn a continuing education certificate in the following areas:
Fine Arts
Web Design

Louann M. Tracy
Director of Lifelong Learning
School of Continuing and Professional Studies
410-777-2255 or