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Photography and Video Degree, Bachelor of Fine Arts, St. Louis | Maryville University

BACHELOR’S IN FINE ART
PHOTOGRAPHY AND VIDEO

BACHELOR’S IN FINE ART
PHOTOGRAPHY AND VIDEO

FINE ART PHOTOGRAPHY AND VIDEO

 
Creators Leading
the World.
Creators Leading the World.

It is your time to create!

Photography, Video and Visual Art is leading the way that the world communicates. Maryville University’s Bachelors in Photo and Video teaches students how to design, produce, exhibit, and broadcast exciting images and videos. Creators draw from many disciplines to be successful, which is why we offer a built-in Communications Minor for those students interested in social media, and a Studio Art Minor for those interested in painting, drawing, clay, metals, or mixed media.

Explore your passion and gain the skills you need for success in commercial and fine art careers. Use your talents to make a difference in a rewarding career such as, videographer, photographer, filmmaker, cinematographer, editor, art director, media designer, content producer, talent and location scout, stylist, media manager or fine artist. Our program creates professionals who can adapt and thrive in the ever changing job market.

PHOTOGRAPHY AND VIDEO PROGRAM

WHY MARYVILLE

PROJECT-BASED LEARNING

Photography students practicing at a photo shoot

Maryville offers a rigorous career-focused curriculum helping students build a work portfolio through Active Learning projects such as producing videos for Energizer, building sets for fashion photoshoots, and creating commission art for Interior Designers. These immersive projects help students explore careers like adventure journalist, humanitarian journalist, set and lighting designer, sports and concert photographer, location and entertainment scout, fashion and lifestyle photographer, social media producer, filmmaker and more.

PROFESSIONAL
PARTNERSHIPS

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Maryville partnerships help our students prepare for exciting and creative careers working in many areas of the business world. Maryville inspires creativity while teaching students to be flexible responsive professionals. Our alumni work in marketing, communications, art and entertainment. Our partnerships include:

• Caleres Corporation
• Anheuser-Busch
• International Photography Hall of Fame
• NBC
• St. Louis area sports teams
• CASCO +R5

Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission - HLC
Kiplingers Best College Values Private 2018
Ranked among the best values in private collegesKiplinger’s Personal Finance
2nd fastest growing university in the U.S.
Named the 2nd fastest growing private university in the U.S. by The Chronicle of Higher Education
Forbes Americas Top Colleges
Ranked among "America’s Top Colleges" — Forbes

THE BIG PICTURE

Students get to explore their passion and gain the skills that will provide them with a career in the arts, media or entertainment. Students can become photographers, videographers, professional artists, filmmakers, cinematographers, editors, art directors, producers, talent and location scouts, stylists, media managers, social media personalities, talent managers and creative scouts.

 

SALARY

TOP 10%

$76,357

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MEDIAN

$34,008


 

LARGEST EMPLOYERS

in this field:

68%
SELF-EMPLOYED
18%
SERVICES
 

*Data on this page provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

*Data on this page provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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Maryville’s bachelor’s degree in Photography and Video puts emphasis on concept development, artistic expression, and mastering market-ready skill sets.
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