Degree: B.F.A.

Students focusing their study in photography at Millersville University will refine their skills as artists while considering the value, function and perception of fine art photography.

Why Study This Program?

Millersville University's photography program focuses on the value, function and perception of fine art photography through study and practice. Refine your skills as professors and peers analyze, critique and evaluate your work in terms of the photograph as fine art. Breidenstine Hall houses both digital and darkroom production equipment to suit the individual objectives of each student. 

This concentration, housed within the Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) Art major, covers black and white, color, non-traditional and digital as working methods for the creative photographer. 

“Jeffrey Moser was born in Lancaster and is currently a teaching assistant professor of interactive media design at West Virginia University. While pursuing his bachelor's degree in philosophy at Millersville University, he took several classes in photography and became interested in teaching during an artist’s residency. Since graduate school, he has taught at Millersville University, the University of Delaware and Metropolitan Community College in Omaha, Neb. His video work has been included in ACRE TV, Co+Lab in Austin, Texas and in an exhibition in Zagreb, Croatia as part of the I, Daughter of Kong research group. Other works by Moser have been screened at the National Gallery as part of the 32nd Black Maria Film Festival and most recently, a solo exhibition at the Phillips Museum at Franklin & Marshall College.”

- Jeffrey Moser | 2008

What Will You Learn?

Every student enrolled in Millersville University's Bachelor of Fine Arts program begins their coursework by gaining a foundation in drawing, art history and two- and three-dimensional design. Those choosing to concentrate their study in photography can explore film and digital photography while gaining experience both in the darkroom and with editing software.