THINKING OF BECOMING A FORENSIC ANTHROPOLOGIST?
Fictional and non-fictional television shows have introduced the public to various aspects of forensic anthropology, and many students have become interested in a career in forensics as a result of this highly glamorized Hollywood interpretation of the field.
What is it actually like?
First, to be a practicing Forensic Anthropologist you need a master’s degree or doctorate with a major in anthropology and a focus in biological, physical, or forensic anthropology, which usually takes a total of six to ten years.
What training and skills are necessary to become a Forensic Anthropologist?
The paths to becoming a Forensic Anthropologist may be somewhat varied, but a typical educational background is as follows: