Columbia College Chicago


MFA in Photography

Columbia College Chicago guides aspiring fine art photographers through a stylistically diverse MFA program that emphasizes aesthetic and conceptual development alongside advanced photographic technique. The program is grounded in art history and theory and invested in the critical dialogue on contemporary photography. In three years of focused study, students develop a sophisticated body of work, an understanding of the theoretical perspectives that support that work, and the necessary tools of professional practice, which will accelerate their careers as working artists.