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Medical illustration/medical illustrator is a program that prepares individuals to apply the principles and techniques of art and computer-assisted imaging, graphics, and animation to create visual materials to facilitate the recording and dissemination of biomedical knowledge for educational, research, and clinical purposes. includes instruction in anatomy, physiology, pathology, histology, embryology, neuroanatomy, medical terminology, artistic media and techniques, illustration techniques, three-dimensional modeling, prosthetics, data display design, exhibit design and production, medical photography, multimedia, computer graphics and animation, digital imaging, business management, production technology, and instructional design.
Have completions for health/medical specialized preparation changed over time? Increasing completions may mean you'll likely have an easier time finding a school that offers this degree, with the opposite being true as well.
How are students who recently completed a degree in medical illustration/medical illustrator doing?
Below is the distribution of starting salaries along with accumulated federal and private education loans across schools that offer a degree in the field medical illustration and informatics, which includes
medical illustration/medical illustrator.
Distribution: health/medical specialized preparation majors' salaries by education level
What is the salary distribution for graduates with a bachelor's inhealth/medical specialized preparation by the level of their highest degree (Graduate degrees may not be in the same field as the bachelor’s)
We only include salary data when the survey error is less than 20%, so you may see only partial information for some categories.
Education level of workers with a bachelor's in health/medical specialized preparation
Is a bachelor's degree going to be sufficient to make you competative in the job market? We can look at the education level of workers with a bachelors in this degree to see if there is a likely need for a graduate degree. You'll also want to check out the careers section on this page to where they are employed.
This chart shows the level of education of workers with a bachelor's degree in health/medical specialized preparation. The worker's graduate degree may have been completed in a different field.
Context: Graduate degrees in any field by undergraduate ACS degree
About 48% of health/medical specialized preparation majors chose to also earn a graduate degree (possibly of a different major). The percentage of health/medical specialized preparation majors who also earned a graduate degree is higher than about 80% of other fields.
Top careers for those with a degree in health/medical specialized preparation
Following are the most frequent jobs held by people who earned a bachelor's degree in Health/Medical Specialized Preparation (which combines 4 programs), though may not be limited to just those with a bachelor’s.
The top ten careers for workers with a bachelor's in health/medical specialized preparation
Take a minute to interact with this sankey diagram. Follow the top ten jobs held by health/medical specialized preparation graduates through to their most hired majors. Learn where it may easiest to find work. Expand the careers to explore other majors that might lead to the job that excites you the most. *For many majors, the top ten jobs don't even include half of graduates!*
What careers hire health/medical specialized preparation majors as one of their top 10?
To the left of this diagram, see all careers that hire health/medical specialized preparation majors as one of their top 10 majors, and on the right, see what proportion of openings for the jobs on the left are filled by health/medical specialized preparation majors.
Explore schools that offer medical illustration/medical illustrator degrees and certificates
You can use this table to find schools that offer this program based on location and program level offered. Each entry goes to a school page similar to this one with all our information about that school.
Understanding the columns
The school list includes a few facts about each school that give you an
idea of the educational quality each school might offer:
Student-Faculty Ratio: A small number of students per full-time instructor
suggests individual attention for each student and an up-to-date curriculum.
Satisfaction Rate: A high percentage of returning first-year students
should correlate with satisfaction (schools call this their retention rate).
Repayment Rate: A high repayment rate means most alumni earn enough
to make progress repaying loans within 7 years of leaving.
We also show the total enrollment for the school as measured by
full-time-equivalent (FTE) students enrolled annually.
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10 schools offer this award at any level in the selected area.
Careers for health/medical specialized preparation majors
health/medical specialized preparation is part of a larger collection of programs: Healthcare Management and Professionals. Is there a different program that's close to health/medical specialized preparation that might be a better match for your interests? You can use this table to see a little about the programs that fall under this umbrella. If you click on any of the table headers, that will sort the table by that column, or click on a row and see Ididio's profile for that program.
Here is an overview of race/origin for all medical illustration/medical illustrator graduates from this last academic year. We found a higher percentage of international graduates in this program than in 57% of other programs.