Associate of Applied Science

What You Will Learn

Whether graduates aspire to start their own photography business as a commercial photographer, transfer to a senior college or work as an artist, the Photography Technology Program at County College of Morris (CCM) provides graduates with skills that fit their personal ambition and career goals.

Following a foundation year of digital and darkroom photography, the second year includes specialized courses in lighting, video, virtual reality, post production techniques, color management, and portfolio building. Hands-on experience is prioritized to develop both the creative ability and the technical skills essential to photography careers.

Why Study Photography Technology at CCM?

The internationally recognized faculty at CCM has a finger on the pulse of  contemporary photography and image-making trends. Whether you are interested in commercial or art image-making, we are committed to meeting you where you aspire to be. Photography students have access to outstanding facilities: Mac-based digital imaging labs for still and moving images, Virtual Reality lab, traditional wet-lab darkroom, and lighting studio. Students have access to a wide range of equipment: from professional 360 video cameras to traditional large-format film cameras and lighting equipment.

Career Opportunities

  • Art Photographer
  • Cinematographer
  • Content creator
  • Digital Art creator
  • Event Photographer
  • Photojournalist
  • Portrait Photographer
  • Real Estate Photographer
  • Re-toucher
  • Studio manager

Scholarship Opportunities

Photography Program is awarding two $5,000 scholarships annually to full-time photography majors!

Jim Del Giudice Memorial Scholarship is established in memory of our former faculty member and photographer, Jim Del Giudice.

Where You Can Go

The Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree in Photography Technology at CCM is a solid foundation program equal in content and quality to major art programs throughout the country, setting up the potential for smooth transfer opportunities.

We are proud that our students have transferred to some of the most prestigious senior colleges in the state and around the country:

    • Art Institute of Chicago, IL
    • Jersey City University, NJ
    • Montclair State University, NJ
    • Parsons The School for Design, New York City, NY
    • Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
    • Ramapo College, NJ
    • Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
    • Rochester Institute of Technology, NY
    • Rutgers University, NJ
    • The Corcoran College of Art and Design, DC
    • The Museum School of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
    • The School of Visual Arts, New York

Contact Info

Art and Design Department
Emeriti Hall, Room 102

Hrvoje Slovenc
Associate Professor

Nicole Schwartz
Assistant Professor