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Hannah S. Dec 10, 2020 327 views

What is a good second major to complete with Forensic Anthropology?

I plan on completing a BS in Anthropology, MS in Forensic Anthropology, and continuing on to complete a PhD in Anthropology at BU. What would be a good complementary second major for my undergrad degree to broaden my career choices? I would like to keep my options open in case I decide to...

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Tiffany S. Oct 31, 2016 658 views

To Become a Forensic Pathologist, do I Need to Have Lots of Medical Experience Beforehand?

I have been wanting to be a forensic pathologist ever since I entered the 6th grade. I understand that I need eight years of schooling and about 3-5 years doing residential work. However, does that mean work as a doctor for 3 to 5 years then finally become a forensic pathologist? That has...

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Samantha J. May 27, 2016 519 views

How to find classes that help you learn more about your dream career?

There are so many classes to choose from I don't know which classes could help. I plan to be in pathology, performing autopsies. I don't know all the classes I need to take. forensic pathology...


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Tyler D. Oct 20, 2015 1062 views

What's the difference between these careers?

I've researched these jobs for a long while now but can't find what's different above them. What's the difference between a Medical Examiner, a Forensic Pathologist, and a coroner? What's the exact difference? Does one of them work with the FBI? Could you still have one of these jobs, but also...

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Arianna R. Apr 08, 2015 3312 views

How many years of school are required to become a medical examiner?

some clarification, I would like to know the years of college, medical school, residence etc. forensic...


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Arianna R. Apr 08, 2015 2303 views

What classes are required for a medical examiner?

I am interested in fulfilling this career and want to get a head start on my classes. doctor forensic crime-scene-investigator...