Image from: www.office.microsoft.com Forensic Science Helen Rogers and Ansley Martin Law and Justice 7th Period August 16, 2012
Amount of School Needed Degrees Albany State Bachelor Uni, Ogeecgee At least a 4- Degree in year degree Tech, and Science Darton College are exampleshttp://www.darton.edu/http://www.asurams.edu/http://ogeecheetech.edu/
Training Required Take advanced level science and math courses. Normal business hours (around 40 hours a week). Overtime may be needed depending on situation.https://www.careercruising.com/Careers/JobDetails.aspx?LoginID=9200390e-dfe0-4950-a2fb-3ac18dd571bd-&OccNumber=570&Language=English
Local Colleges and Hours Local collegesprovide classesneeded for this Classes need to be career. (no completed with a academies) high average.
Interested in (Pros)… Solving crimesDocumenting InvestigatingExperimenting Analyzing
Uninterested In (Cons)… Working independently. Beingexposed to Working safety overtime. hazards. Reporting Viewing details to graphics families. scenes.
Bachelor’s Degree Most Important Skill Good Computer To be detail-oriented.communication skills skills Forensics focus mainly on finding Critical important details and analyzing them. Skills Must be Detail- logical oriented Find important details. Our Qualities Good Good computer communication skills. skills.
Training/Degrees Needed At least a Bachelor’s Degree in forensic science or a related field is required. Advanced level math and science courses are suggested. Once hired, forensic scientists usually receive additional on-the-job training.Image from: www.office.microsoft.com
Hourly Wage (Entry to Experienced) $16.29 $20.08 $26.52 per hour per hour per hourThe longer you are employed in this career and more experienced you become, is when you get promoted.
Hours and Travel Normal business hours (40+ a week). No travel is involved.Image from: www.office.microsoft.com
Career Growth and Similar Careers Yes. Thegrowth rate is 22.4%. Chemist Crime Medical Scene Lab Tech Investigator
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Summary After researching this career and making a power point, we found that a lot ofhard work and perseverance goes into being a forensic scientist. The main classes youneed to be in is advanced-level Science and Math courses. After graduating highschool, we would enroll in a local college and work at getting our Bachelor’s Degree sowe can qualify for this job. The hours as a forensic scientist are fair, but you may haveto work overtime, depending on the situation. We both can see ourselves pursuing thiscarrier someday. If we both decide to pursue this job someday, we would expect good pay anddecent working hours. We would like to enjoy this career and be excited about goingto work everyday. Also, we hope to have a couple personal days off work and vacationtime to spend with friends and family. Finally, we would love to work in a happyenvironment.