What type of degree do you need to be a Criminalist?

Does anyone know anything about this job? Advantages and disadvantages?

Asked By: davidnicolewilson - 12/13/2006
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Pretty much all of the answers here are wrong except the woman who's son is getting his degree. In order to be a criminalist, you have to have at the very least a bachelor's degreee in chemistry or in forensic science (a forensic science degree actually requires more chemistry classes that a chemistry degree.) If you... More
Answered By: matahari - 12/14/2006
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criminology/criminal justice/sociology
Answered By: conste11ations - 12/13/2006
Degree in criminology
Answered By: Mike - 12/13/2006
My son is going to school for this... More
Answered By: Ms. Catbert - 12/13/2006
Well, I do know some about the job... you need to decide if you want to be independent or do you want to work for someone. Most of these jobs are gettin hyped by media attention from shows like CSI etc. Truly, a criminalist has to have an extensive background. Whether from sociology, psychology, biology, ecology.. etc... More
Answered By: chimmy changa - 12/13/2006
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