What is a (real) ghost hunter/paranormal investigator ?
What type of degree do I need to make a living hunting for ghosts? Also, how would someone get a government grant to research the paranormal?
Asked By: Scottie M - 10/22/2008
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Even the guys and girls on the TAPS team that are featured on Ghost Hunters on the Sci-Fi channel have day-jobs. Much of the money they've made from the fact that their team is featured on a TV show has been reinvested into the organization - new vehicles for traveling, updated electronics and equipment, a larger... More
Answered By: Crystal clear - 10/22/2008
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I'm afraid the answers are: No such bird. No you don't because you can't really make a living doing that. And the government isn't going to pay you to do that.
Answered By: RAZNA - 10/22/2008
You're out of luck on the degree and the grant, but if you want to learn investigating I would contact TAPS in Rhode Island and ask if they're training new people.
Answered By: Piper - 10/22/2008
You don't need a degree, just know a lot about the subject.Probably the two most famous ghost hunters in the United States work for Roto Rooter.Perhaps you have heard fo them, Jason and Grant who run TAPS and their show Ghost hunters on Sci-fi... More
Answered By: btvs.witch - 10/22/2008
There are no available degrees for paranormal investigators. It's a fun hobby, and can be really fascinating, but its no way to make a living. There's not going to be much grant money available for parapsychology or any kind of paranormal research. It's a sketchy science, and government money is better spent... More
Answered By: bridgmf - 10/22/2008
There are no accredited degree-granting institutions at this time that assist folks with becoming ghost hunters, however, you would probably need to be doing research at a major university at the PhD level in another field in order to write grant proposals that would be accepted. As a paranormal researcher in my area I... More
Answered By: EarthShod - 10/22/2008
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