A noncredit certificate program from Middlesex can help.
offers 10 noncredit professional-development certificate programs,
and more than 70 other noncredit courses related to workforce
development. Courses are offered during the day, evening and
weekend on the Bedford and Lowell campuses and online.
Registration is now open.
are experts in their fields," said Marci Barnes, Program Manager of
Community Education and Training. "Many students take a non-
credit certificate program to pursue a new career, or to upgrade and
expand their expertise for a current position."
certificate programs, is designed to meet the needs of anyone
interested in photography, portraiture, digital-image editing, or
selling photos or services on the World Wide Web.
20 years of experience, teaches the program. O'Connell has a studio
in Littleton (www.alyceoconnell.com) and specializes in fashion,
portraits, commercial, weddings, event and on-location photography.
want to explore the possibility of turning their passion into a career,
as well as for those who just want to become better photographers,"
program. To be awarded the certificate, students must complete four courses:
· Digital Photography II · Business of Photography
as well as other noncredit certificate programs and courses, call 1-800-818-3434 or
have students who are beginners, as well as those who have a love of
photography and want to take it a step further. And they are all ages,
ranging from high school, all the way through older adults."
take four courses, including "Digital Photography I & II," "Adobe
Photoshop CS6," and "Business of Photography." Students may
also take "Studio Lighting" as a separate course.
digital camera, to composition and lighting," explained O'Connell.
"Photoshop is also part of this program, as well as the business of
photography, which includes marketing, portfolio building,
copyright and accounting practices."
field. "I have former students who are doing photography part time,
full time and as freelancers. Some have gone on to continue their
education, and some have entered and won photo competitions."