Bachelor of Fine Arts in


Painting a canvas through your lens. A good photographer is one who communicates a fact, touches the heart, and leaves the viewer a changed person for having viewed their photograph.

Program Highlights

Visual Storytelling



Commercial Photography

Digital Imaging


Online BFA Degree Requirements
For independent, self-motivated learners, RMCAD’s online photography classes are the perfect way to get the education you need to become a successful photographer. The curriculum is focused on helping students build an exceptional and unique portfolio with courses covering lighting, color, composition, and editing.

RMCAD online photography students pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree will choose to specialize in either Commercial Photography or Photojournalism/Documentary to focus on a specific curriculum that aligns with their individual goals as a photographer.

Graduates with RMCAD’s Online Bachelor’s Degree in Photography are launching exciting careers as:

  • Advertising
  • Aerial/Drone photography
  • Architecture photography
  • Digital retouching
  • Editorial photography
  • Fashion photography
  • Photojournalism
  • Portrait photography 

The Online Photography Program is focused on helping you develop the kind of portfolio that gives you a running start at becoming an established photographer after graduation. While you learn the essential skills necessary to create photographs that attract and dazzle your clientele, you’ll be instructed by practicing industry professionals who will help you achieve your vision of the photographer you want to be!

Throughout the Online Photography Program, you’ll experience the kind of collaboration and feedback from our online instructors that allows you to blossom from an ordinary “picture-taker” into an exceptional photographer – and artist.

Photographers are not here to show people what they can already see. They are here to give them experiences they would otherwise not have experienced and to preserve moments that would otherwise be forgotten. Launch your career of preserving special moments for a living in motion, with an online Bachelor’s Degree in Photography.


RMCAD’s online photography instructors are seasoned, practicing industry professionals who are there to help you hone all the essential technical, artistic, and people skills you need to find your unique artistic vision.

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