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Rochester Institute Of Technology (RIT)

College of Imaging Arts and Sciences, Medical Illustration (MFA)


Office of Graduate Enrollment Services
58 Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester, NY  14623-5604
United States





Program Information

Degree Offered

M.F.A. - Medical Illustration

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The MFA medical illustration program teaches accurate translations of medical and scientific concepts into effective visual support for instruction or advertisement.
The master of fine arts program in medical illustration enables students to exhibit critical and creative thinking and problem solving through the accurate translation of medical and scientific concepts into effective visual support for instruction or advertisement. Students learn to demonstrate effective research techniques and efficient use of time and resources during concept and development of projects to satisfy course assignments. The MFA is generally a two-year, full-time program that involves the presentation of a thesis. Part-time study options may be available.



Eligibility Requirements:

Portfolio: should consist of at least 20 examples of the applicant’s best visual work. The work can be presented as a digital portfolio of stand-alone computer files that will run on a MAC or PC. 35mm slides displayed in 8 1/2” x 11” vinyl protective slide pages, are also acceptable.

# of Credits Required:


International Student Requirements:

Those coming from countries where the baccalaureate degree is not given for programs in the practice of art may be admitted to graduate study if the diploma or certificate received approximates the standards of the BFA, BA, or BS degrees and if their academic records and portfolios indicate an ability to meet graduate standards.

Tuition & Financial Aid

Financial Aid Offered: No

Classification: Master's Colleges & Universities I

Institution Sector: Private not-for-profit

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 10,000 - 19,999