How do I become a forensic scientist? Educational pathways to forensic science careers

Gaensslen, R. E.
August 2003
Analytical & Bioanalytical Chemistry;Aug2003, Vol. 376 Issue 8, p1151
Academic Journal
The article presents an outline of the scope and educational requirements for forensic science careers. Most of the forensic science programs in colleges and universities provide education and training in criminalistics and toxicology. Some are highly specialized, while others are more general in their approach. Depending on the specialty area, the education/training pathway may be relatively short and informal or it may require more than one degree and be quite lengthy. The job markets in the different specialty areas have also been briefly described in the article.


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