Do those who wish to pursue a career in criminalistics have to go to grad. school?

I know you need a bachelor's degree in most cases, but I've learned today you need to go to grad school, but I haven't read anything about this.  Is it true? Which is best to pursue in for forensics/criminalistics?

Asked By: A - 5/3/2010
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no you definitely do not need to go to grad school. you (technically) are not required to have a bachelor's degree either but it will make it MUCH easier for you to be hired if you do have a bachelor's degree. you will be more likely to get a job over someone who only has an associate's degree. i'm assuming by... More
Answered By: Ana - 5/3/2010
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Grad school is not necessary but in this time and age where everyone wants to be in forensic, without it your chances to get hired will be very limited. Where I work we have lab techs trying to get into the scientist positions that have Master's in Forensic Science. Almost no one gets hired without it since there are... More
Answered By: IceCreamPrincess - 5/5/2010
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