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Biomedical Visualization

University of Illinois at Chicago

If you are a person who has a passion for both science and art, there is a career that is tailor-made for your interests! 


Department of Biomedical and Health Information Sciences
1919 W. Taylor Street, Suite 250 (MC 530)
Chicago, Illinois, 60612, United States

What We Offer

Summary

The Biomedical Visualization graduate program, founded in 1921, offers a Master of Science degree in Biomedical Visualization. We shape leaders in visual communication who create, disseminate and advance knowledge in the life sciences, healthcare, and medicine.


Academic Fields

Art.
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other.
Design and Visual Communications, General.
Digital Arts.
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other.
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Degrees

Master's Degree, Masters


Formats

Full Time, On-Campus

Keywords

anatomy, animation, art, augmented reality, biology, drawing, gaming, haptics, health, healthcare, illustration, medicine, medical, science, simulation, technology, virtual reality, visualization

Contacts

Prof. John Daugherty

Prof. John Daugherty
Program Director
jdaug@uic.edu
jdaug@uic.edu

Who We're Looking For

Summary

We are looking for candidates who are strong in science and have excellent visualization skills. This would be evidenced by an outstanding GPA, high science grades, GRE scores >300 (combined), and an outstanding art portfolio. We favor candidates who demonstrate intellectual curiosity, discipline, consistency of effort, commitment, enthusiasm and passion. Our program emphasizes working together as a community; so we value maturity, consideration, respect, reliability, support and cooperation.
Students interested in Biomedical Visualization should prepare themselves by concentrating on science and art in college.  Science courses should include general biology or zoology, vertebrate anatomy, developmental biology, physiology, chemistry, and cell biology.  These courses must be of the caliber required for science majors.  In the arts, courses should include drawing, life drawing, painting, color theory, graphic design, illustration, and computer graphics. 


Academic Backgrounds

Art/Art Studies, General.
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Biomedical Sciences, General.
Design and Visual Communications, General.
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