Frequently Asked Questions

What type of equipment will I need for the Certificate program?

A mid-range digital SLR camera, with interchangeable lenses, and a tripod are required unless stated otherwise in description. The camera should provide the ability to manually adjust shutter, aperture, and ISO function. An 18 – 55mm lens is sufficient, and usually comes standard with a mid-range camera. A professional grade camera is not necessary. Computer proficiency and access to Adobe Photoshop software is required as well. Some of the classes require a book, and books are not included in the cost of tuition.

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What type of student participates in this program?

This program is designed for enthusiastic hobbyists as well as those who wish to supplement their professional skills in graphic design and photography. It is one of our most popular programs.

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How long does it take to finish the program?

Most students will be able to complete this program in 8-12 months.

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When and where is my class held?

Dates and times will be listed on the website next to each course name.

Most classes are held at 6 Executive Park Drive, Atlanta GA 30329, but always check your registration confirmation in the event your class is re-scheduled to another nearby Emory facility.

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What are the benefits of this program?

  • Emory University maintains rigorous academic and performance standards in our selection of instructors. Each of our instructors has demonstrated teaching ability and superior knowledge of their subject matter.
  • Let experts in the field keep you up to date with the latest advancements in the constantly changing field of digital photography. 
  • The program ends with a valuable 4-week capstone course in which participants are guided through the development of a final photography project which creates a portfolio of work from concept to completion.

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