One-Year Professional Program
Begin Your One-Year Professional Program at Any Time in the Year!
Immerse yourself in an intense, one-year program of study. Designed for the student passionate about learning photography, the One-Year Professional Program offers an ideal environment for students looking to prepare for college or graduate admittance, change career paths, network with fellow photographers, learn from working professionals, or simply refine their photographic skill set. Over the course of one-year, students choosing to enroll in the program will receive unlimited access* to LACP classes, workshops, exhibits and events. Students will have the flexibility to design his or her curriculum as they please. After completing their one-year intensive study of photography, students will receive a certificate issued by the Los Angeles Center of Photography (LACP) and take part in a graduation ceremony.
One-Year Professional Program students will receive priority enrollment in all workshops and will enjoy numerous perks and benefits such as placement on the Dean’s List, which includes free passes to all guest lecture and speaking presentations, invitation to all LACP exhibits and special events, access to the school’s digital lab, and much more.
Upon completing the program, all graduating students will be entitled to a group exhibition at LACP.**
Admittance into the One-Year Professional Program is by application only. To request an application, please complete the form below. Incomplete applications will not be considered. A limited number of students will be selected to enroll each year in the One-Year Professional Program.
Now accepting applications.
Rules and Policies:
On occasion a particular class or workshop may cancel due to certain situations or events such as low student enrollment or unforeseen instructor conflicts. In the event of such an occurrence, the Los Angeles Center of Photography possesses the sole right in making scheduling decisions. Should the decision be made to cancel a class or workshop, the Los Angeles Center of Photogrpahy will not be held liable for any credit or money owed. Students choosing to enroll in the full-time program recognize and acknowledge the risk that a certain class or workshop may cancel without the possibility of the course being offered again. No time extensions will be provided.
* Does not include Travel Workshops.
** Group exhibition will be held at the Los Angeles Center of Photography. Exhibits will run for two weeks. Students will be responsible for paying expenses associated with producing and hanging their artwork, including framing, curating and hanging expenses. All opening night reception expenses, such as food, beverage, and security expenses will be paid by the Los Angeles Center of Photography.
***50% of the tuition is due at the time of acceptance and is nonrefundable and nontransferable. Payment plans are available. The applicable fee covers all tuition and benefits except added course fees such as model fees, equipment fees, location permit fees, or any other associated fee listed along with the applicable workshop fee.
The Los Angeles Center of Photography reserves the sole right to make changes to any of the above policies without notice.
For additional information please complete the form below and an administrator will contact you.