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What should I do to become a Forensic Scientist?

So im intersted in becoming a forensic scientists (biological), but I'm not sure what path i should take. Should I major in Biology and get a BS first? If I do major in Bio first, should I minor in Law and Justice? I've done my research, i just NEED someone elses opinion.

Asked By: Ben C - 8/25/2008
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Forensic sciences are best if you take a science UG such as biochemistry, and a graduate program in forensic sciences. That way you are more employable, as there are more graduates than jobs right now. Don't forget physics, applied math and other related coursework. You don't need criminal justice--you'll get what... More
Answered By: Anna P - 8/25/2008
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go to collage!
Answered By: Fernando7 - 8/25/2008
 
YES! Being a forensic scientist would be a great job! Solving crime and everything! I think you should get your BS first.
Answered By: CHLOE. - 8/25/2008
 
That would be a fantastic career, I think it would be very rewarding. I can't offer any advice but good luck anyway :))
Answered By: Captn Jack's back! - 8/25/2008
 
http://www.collegeboard.com/csearch/majors_careers/profiles/careers/106918.html
Answered By: Ze Polk adot - 8/25/2008
 
i majored in Clinical Laboratory Science and was offered many Forensics jobs after college. a forensics lab is more likely going to hire someone with this major who is ASCP certified as opposed to just a biology major and thier focus is not on the lab but on all areas of science. Alot of the shows on tv do not depict... More
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Answered By: Anne W - 8/25/2008
 
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