Bachelor of Fine Arts in



Illustrate your creative side. Creating an artistic vision with Illustration is a powerful tool in the hands of a skilled illustrator. Whether created by a pencil, brush, or stylus, it is the illustrator who decides what that vision is with each line, stroke by stroke.

Program Highlights

Innovative Storytelling

Composition Theory

Traditional + New Media

Self Promotion

Drawing Mastery

Portfolio Development

Online BFA Degree Options

The virtual learning setting is perfect for self-motivated individuals who thrive in an independent learning environment. For students in RMCAD’s Online Bachelor’s of Fine Arts Illustration Program, the curriculum is structured to ensure students receive exceptional online instruction in the technical, conceptual, and business aspects of illustration to build a unique portfolio that demonstrates a strong and diverse skill set.

Students seeking RMCAD’s Bachelors Degree in the Online Illustration Program can expect:

  • Consistent interaction and communication with faculty
  • Access to industry standard software
  • Personal one-on-one online instruction

Our students understand that regardless of whether they attend an on-campus program, or are in an online degree-seeking program, they’ll receive the kind of academic and personal support that sets up their future for success!  

RMCAD Online Illustration Design students have no shortage of options after graduation and are making their mark in many industries working as:

  • Magazine Illustrator
  • Editorial Illustrator
  • Technical Illustrator
  • Instructional Illustrator
  • Architectural or Interiors Illustrator

And you won’t be going it alone! We‘ll be there to help every step of the way with a network of industry contacts and connections eager to find talented illustrators to draw their visions in reality!

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As a student in the Online Illustration Program, you’ll be learning not only the technical aspects of illustration, but will explore the business practices that allow you to be successful in the industry. You’ll be taught by experienced online faculty who are also working professionals in the field of illustration. They’ll help you define your artistic style and establish yourself as an illustrator.

When you graduate, you’ll have the skills and confidence that allow you to deliver your artistic message across all barriers and cultures.

Drawing for the love of drawing is enough of a reason, but doing what you love for a career is the best reason for anything! Graduating with RMCAD’s Online Illustration Bachelor’s Degree can help you draw any future you choose.


RMCAD’s Online Illustration Program staff is invested in your future and to helping you achieve your personal goals as an artist. You’ll get a quality online education with the support of our experienced team by your side ready to collaborate!

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