Forensic Pathologist

Nevaeh Doxtator

Career Overview

A Forensic Pathologist focuses on the medico legal investigation of sudden or unexpected death.

What do you need to succeed in Forensic Pathology

To succeed in this career you should focus on Math, Science, English, and other organized speech activities during high school. As far as college you would need a Bachelors degree, Masters degree, and a PHD or a PsyD.

Cost of Education &' Living expenses

The total cost of going to college to be a Forensic Pathologist, including housing, food, gas, clothing, and tuition, would be $140,428 at Fairleigh Dickson University.

Grant total- $140,428

College tuition: $97,128

Housing: $18,500

Groceries: $12,000

Clothes: $4,800

Gas: $8,000

You might have to apply for loans and have a part time job to help with the costs. But the goal for is to have a job that you're happy to go to every day.

Professional Organizations for Forensic Pathology

Academic Forensic Pathology https://www.afpjournal.com

American Academy of Forensic Science http://www.aafs.org

Pros &' Cons

Forensic Pathology is a great career but there are some cons. One of the main cons are the substantial time commitment. A Forensic Pathologist has long, last minute workings hours. Being a Forensic Pathologist might seem exciting but it's hard work and a lot of pressure. In this career you are able to work with lots of new people from all over the world. A Forensic Pathologist are always helping people. Helping people is a advantage because it is good to know that you've helped someone out, especially with good salary!

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A Forensic Pathologist is the medico legal investigation of sudden or unexpected death. They work all over! They can work at police stations, court houses, and even law enforcement agencies. Forensic Pathologists work with criminal juvenile offenders, trail lawyers, crime victims, and more. In order to be a Forensic Pathologist you would need to focus on Math, Science, and English during high school. As far as college, you'll need a Bachelors degree, Masters degree, and a PHD or a PsyD. On the other hand, the average salary is around 35,333 to 103,576 dollars!