James A. Perkins
|Program Available Online?||No|
|Application Deadline||February 15 Priority Deadline|
|Admit Term||Fall Term Only|
|English Language Exams:|
Priority deadline - COMPLETE applications that are received by this date are given priority consideration for admission and financial aid (if applicable). Applications received after the priority deadline will be considered on a space-available basis.
Rolling - There is no specific deadline for applications; applications will be accepted and reviewed throughout the year until the program reaches capacity.
A medical illustrator is a professional artist with advanced education in the life sciences and visual communication. 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.
The MFA program provides training in the biomedical sciences, the principles of visual communication, and a variety of digital media including 2D illustration, 3D computer modeling, animation, and interactive media. Students produce a thesis, which involves independent research and visual problem-solving to communicate a complex scientific subject.
|Course||Sem. Cr. Hrs.|
|ILLM-601||Human Gross Anatomy||6|
|ILLM-603||3D Modeling of Biomedical Forms||3|
|ILLM-606||3D Animation of Biomedical Forms||3|
|ILLM-607||Computer Applications in Medical Illustration||3|
|ILLM-615||Interactive Media I||3|
|ILLM-616||Interactive Media II||3|
|ILLM-617||Portfolio and Business Practices||3|
|MEDS-620||Histology and Histopathology||4|
|Total Semester Credit Hours||60|
To be considered for admission to the MFA in medical illustration, candidates must fulfill the following requirements:
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