How do I become a Forensic Scientist?

First, you need to know how much college education you want to complete. Forensic Pathology requires a Medical Degree. Forensic odontologists are dentists. Many forensic anthropologists and toxicologists have PhD degrees. Jurisprudence members are attorneys. Forensic engineers, as it sounds, have engineering degrees. Forensic psychiatry members are counselors, psychologists, social workers and others.

The areas of criminalistics, general forensic sciences and questioned documents have members with various levels of education and training, ranging from biologists, to chemists, to police officers and detectives. Within criminalistics and general forensic sciences are trained specialists in fingerprint analysis, ballistics and firearms examiners, serologists and DNA analysts, trace evidence specialists, photographers and chemists.

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