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What do you have to do to become a FBI person but to put crimes together and How many years will it take in colleg?

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Alexis’s Answer

Basic FBI Special Agent Eligibility Requirements are as follows:
The work that FBI Special Agents perform is exacting and demanding and it requires a high caliber of individual to successfully fill the role. Because of the sensitive nature of this work, the FBI has very strict entry requirements in place. To qualify for a position as an FBI Agent:

I. Candidates must be at least 23 years old, but younger than 37 at the time of appointment.
II. Candidates must be citizens of the United States.
III. Candidates must hold a four-year degree from a college or university accredited in the United States.
IV. Candidates must possess a valid U.S. driver's license.
V. Candidates must have completed at least two years of professional work experience, or one year for those that hold a master's degree or higher.
VI. Candidates must comply with the FBI Drug Policy and meet the physical fitness standards
VII. Candidates must be able to be cleared for Top Secret SCI (Secure Compartmentalized Information).

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Nick’s Answer

Hello Pamela! I believe you are describing a Crime Analyst position. The FBI hires analysts with all kinds of background and educational combinations. For example, a Forensic Accountant Master’s degree would be very useful in a specialized unit in the FBI. The same for a law degree. However, a Criminal Justice undergraduate degree would be just as versatile to help in many areas. And, they’re always looking for people with foreign language skills!

I would encourage you to research the FBI Experience website listed below, and try to schedule a trip post-COVID closures.

Additionally, look into FBI employment positions by following the link to the FBI Employment page. There it shows career paths for various positions within the organization.

Nick recommends the following next steps:

Check out https://www.fbi.gov/contact-us/fbi-headquarters/the-fbi-experience
Visit https://fbijobs.gov/career-paths/special-agents/eligibility
Find a compatible degree program at a reputable school
Thank you comment icon Nick's answer is spot on. Language, math and science. HIDTA also using analysts. Check websites Thomas Wiggins
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