Forensic Scientists

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What do Forensic Scientists do?

Forensic scientists apply science and knowledge of science to solving crimes or in helping with civil or criminal investigations. They may specialize in particular fields, such as medicine or dentistry.

How to become: Forensic Scientists

Though there are some schools offering degrees in forensic science, the Canadian Society of Forensic Science advises that many forensic scientists start off with a degree in a general science program.

Once they are hired on by a forensics lab, they then enter a period of nine - 18 months where they are understudies, learning the forensic side of their career. Training continues throughout their careers.

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Where to study for a career as: Forensic Scientists

Trent University
Peterborough, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Forensic Science - Specialization in Law & Policing (B.Sc.F.S.) Bachelor
Forensic Biology (B.Sc.) Bachelor; Honours
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Ontario Tech University
Oshawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Forensic Science Bachelor; Honours
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Ohio Northern University
Ada, Ohio, US

Related Program(s):
Forensic Biology Bachelor
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University of South Wales
Pontypridd, Wales, GB

Related Program(s):
Analytical and Forensic Science (Top Up) Bachelor; Honours
Forensic Science (Including Foundation Year) Bachelor; Honours
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University of South Wales - Graduate Programs
Pontypridd, Wales, GB

Related Program(s):
MSc Analytical and Forensic Science Master
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Modified on August 16, 2023

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