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Medical Illustration MFA

Collaborating with scientists and physicians, medical illustrators transform complex information into visual images that are used in education, research, patient care, public relations, legal cases, and marketing efforts.

Program skills

The two-year program emphasizes visual problem solving, determining the best approach to communicate a difficult concept. Students also gain real-world experience by collaborating with medical researchers and observing live surgery in an operating room. The program culminates with the production of a thesis project, which requires extensive background research and an original body of artwork on a complex medical topic.

Program job titles reported

Multimedia Artist; Medical Illustrator; Exhibitor; Freelance Medical Illustrator; 2D Medical Animator; 3D Computer Modeler/Animator; Medical Interactive/Interface Designer; Medical Web Designer; Medical Legal Illustrator/Litigation Support Specialist; Medical Book/Texts Illustrator; Information Graphics Illustrator; Medical Editorial Illustrator; Medical Model Designer; Prosthesis Designer/Anaplastologist; Forensics Illustrator; Ophthalmologic Illustrator; Medical Illustration Educator

Select program hiring partners

Medical Education and Training Campus DOD, Klick Health

Industries


  • Journalism, Media, and Publishing

  • Performing and Fine Arts

  • Health Care

100%

Outcome Rates*

Total percentage of graduates who have entered the workforce, enrolled in full-time graduate study, or are pursuing alternative plans (military service, volunteering, etc.).

100%

Knowledge Rate

*Total percentage of graduates for whom RIT has verifiable data, compared to national average knowledge rate of 41% per NACE.
Outcome % of Students
Employed 100.00%
Full-time Graduate Study 0%
Alternative Plans 0%
Outcome % of Students
Employed 100.00%
Full-time Graduate Study 0%
Alternative Plans 0%