The blog provides specific information to help you decide if forensic science is the right choice for you. With the inside scoop on forensic science professors, schools and training programs, as well as detailed information on the steps and requirements to become a forensics professional, the Forensic EDU blog is a fine place to begin your research.


Becoming a forensic toxicologist requires a strong background in science and scientific method. Learn more about the requirements to become one, the paths from which ... (more)


Whether going out on a date, traveling through a foreign country, or interrogating a suspect in a crime, forensic psychology offers a wealth of tools ... (more)


At any crime scene, tiny bits of information can be the difference between freedom and a life behind bars. From blood spatter patterns to DNA ... (more)


Mental illnesses have been found in some of the U.S.’s most loathsome killers throughout history, but it’s important to note that most people suffering from ... (more)


When there is only half a sandwich as crime scene evidence, forensic chemists are the best source for getting real criminal data. Whether it's new ... (more)


Although police officers depend on forensic science to be able to accurately solve cases, not every city truly embraces forensic scientists as full members of ... (more)


According to the American Psychological Association, forensic psychology is "the application of clinical specialties to the legal arena." This very broad definition helps to explain ... (more)


Whether you're an up and coming forensic analyst or just someone who can't get enough of CSI, chances are you have heard a thing or ... (more)

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