Forensic scientist

Job description

Study the details of a crime and report their findings to a court of law

Training and education requirements

  • A 3-4 year bachelors degree in forensic science
  • Or a 4-5 year masters degree for career advancement

Earning potential


Job outlook

Demand is expected to go up 20%

Related occupations

  • Crime lab analyst
  • Criminalist

Reasons this occupation would appeal to you

  • Secure hours ( 40 hour work week)
  • Income potential