Programs of Study


career guide


Our Photography grads work all over the U.S. and the world. Listed below are a few Photography careers to think about and some of the brands that employ our alumni. Check out our Career Guide (top, right) for more on creative fields (including descriptions for 59 different possibilities) and a snapshot of just a few of our alumni.

Creative Careers

Architectural photographer, corporate and public relations photographer, curator, editorial illustration photographer, fine artist, image processor, internet/interactive producer, photo editor, photography teacher, portrait photographer, product and food photographer, retoucher

Employers of Photography Alumni

Anthropologie, Arclight Cinema, Art Institute of Pittsburgh, Best Buy, The Countryman Press, Culinary Institute of America, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, EXPRESS, GAP, Gene Siskel Film Center, Huffington Post, IDC Design Group, JoAnn Stores, The Knitting Factory, Paramount Pictures, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rocky Brands, Ryan Phillips Photography, Scott Cunningham Photography, Tate Gallery, Turtle Rock Productions, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Wal-Mart, Will Shively Photography

Check out the CCAD blog for more success stories.

Career Services

Visit the Career Services pages to learn more about the resources available to our students as they navigate their way through finding the right internship, writing a stand-out resume, interviewing, and entering the creative workforce.