Express your Artistic Side

Art & Design programs at Robert Morris University Illinois offer students a broad-based general education and specific design training in preparation for entering the professional design fields. Students will be effective visual communicators, problem solvers and presenters of information for a variety of media and industry-based formats.

Why Study Art & Design at RMU?

  • Meet employer’s expectations by utilizing video, photography, design and technology to prepare for industry changes and multimedia advancements
  • Work on a variety of projects ranging from package design to web and UX user experience
  • Learn about the business aspects of the design field
  • Participate in professional art & design opportunities:
    • Art Symposium
    • Chicago State Street Gallery Exhibitions
    • Chicago Shorts Film Festival

Explore Fields of Study

Architectural Technology

Graphic Design

Drafting & Design Technology





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Experience Makes Experts

“ I saw my hard work come to life in the event program I designed for the 33rd Annual Chinese New Year Party of Greater Chicago.”

Jose R., Graphic Design Student



Robert Morris University Illinois is a private, not-for-profit associate, baccalaureate, and master's degree-granting institution, accredited by the Higher learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60604, 312.263.0456) and authorized by the Illinois Board of Higher Education (1 N. Old State Capitol Plaza Suite 333, Springfield, Illinois 62701-1377, 217.782.2551, IBHE Feedback). Robert Morris serves over 4500 students interested in getting an education that meets the demands of today's business, graphic arts, health care, culinary and technical world at its main campus in Chicago as well as at locations in Arlington Heights, DuPage, Elgin, Orland Park, Schaumburg, Springfield, Peoria and Lake County.