Criminal Physiologist

By: Rachel Durbois

Typical Day

The one exciting thing about a day in the life of a criminal physiologist is that a day is never the same. The work is so fast pace that no two days are identical. A physiologist might be working on one thing one day then work in a completely different field the next.
Interview with a Criminal Psychologist


  • Profiling
  • Looking through cases
  • Talking witness
  • Direct contact with criminals


  • Find out information needed to help a case
  • Talk to all the people that have information
  • Be skilled in very department
  • Be able to pick up information and material quickly

Working Conditions

  • Constantly on you feet
  • Looking at paperwork at a desk
  • Having to be on call at any time
  • Constantly with people
  • Having a huge amount of stress

Training and Education

  • Earn a bachelor degree
  • Earn a graduate degree
  • Gain experience
  • Obtain licensure
  • Continue education

Personal Characteristics

  • Observant
  • Calm
  • Patient
  • Reserved
  • Intellectual
  • Eager

Earnings and Job outlook

  • $58,660 a year as of 2015
  • Not too much flexibility in this profession
  • This job is very demanding and easy to find work
  • You work all around and are constantly seeing new places

Education Spotlight

  • University of Maryland
  • University of Albany
  • University of Cincinnati
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