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How can I become a forensic scientist?
Information on required qualifications, education and training for careers in forensic science can be found from:
The National Institute of Justice Special Report
Education and Training in Forensic Science: A Guide for Forensic Science Laboratories, Educational Institutions, and Students
Choosing a Career
section of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) website provides information about the different types of forensic scientists, salaries, and educational requirements.
The U.S. Department of Labor resource,
Occupational Outlook Handbook: Forensic Science Technicians
You may also be interested in viewing
A Simplified Guide to Forensic Science
, a website created by the
National Forensic Science Technology Center
. This website provides a reliable, easily accessible resource for non-scientists that covers the core concepts, capabilities and limitations of key forensic science disciplines.
January 3, 2017
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