Careers in Biological and Pre-Medical Illustration
Biological, scientific and medical illustrators may work as full-time employees of studios producing a wide variety of scientific and medical illustration, ranging from:
Illustrators often choose to become small-business entrepreneurs, working for themselves and negotiating contracts for a variety of projects, including books. Some become employers, recruiting and hiring additional illustrators and designers to help produce and design works that communicate.
Graduates of the Iowa State University BPMI program enter fields such as:
Most students graduating from the BPMI program apply to graduate programs in medical illustration, continuing their education to become certified medical illustrators.