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  • Forensic Toxicologist
    By: Kelsey Wilson
  • Description
    The forensic toxicologist deals mainly with legal aspects of drugs and poisons. These can range from simple 'drunk driving' cases to fatal accident, suicide and murder investigations where deliberate or accidental poisoning is suspected.
  • Requirements
    To be a toxicologist you need at least two years of study beyond a bachelor of science or medical degree (DVM or MD). Some earn undergraduate degrees in biology, chemistry, or environmental science. Others graduate with degrees in veterinary medicine, human medicine, or pharmacy.
  • Education
    Graduate training in toxicology includes coursework in pharmacology, biochemistry, analytical chemistry, and environmental science, as well as toxicology.
  • Pay and Hours
    Pay can be around $69,000 - $85,000 annually.
    Hours are around 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. but always depending on where you are located at.
  • Physical Demands
    There are no physical demands that prohibit you from doing this career.
  • Personality Types
    Someone who is able to communicate with people and able to talk in a court of law.
  • Colleges
    Nebraska Wesleyan University
    University of North Dakota
    University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
  • For more information
    For more information on forensics go to:
    Courttv.com
    For more colleges go to:
    Forensicpage.com