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Forensic Careers

Studying Forensic Science at Marygrove College will prepare you for a variety of career paths in the private and public sector, such as crime scene investigation, drug chemistry, forensic DNA analysis, toxicology and trace evidence examination. Recent graduates have found employment in both the public and private sector. Forensic science majors also often pursue advanced work in graduate schools, as well as medical school, across the United States and abroad. The forensic science program at Marygrove College will expose you to a wide variety of crime scene investigation skills and analytical techniques in forensic biology and forensic chemistry, providing you with a strong foundation from which to launch a career in forensic science.


  • Criminologist
  • Doctor
  • Educator
  • Field Technician
  • Government Agent
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Lawyer
  • Odontologist
  • Pathologist
  • Forensic Anthropologist Writer


  • Engineer
  • Toxicologist
  • Behavior Scientist
  • Questioned document expert
  • Crime Scene Technician
  • Forensic Entomologist
  • Forensic DNA expert
  • Medical examiner
  • Trace Evidence Expert
  • Forensic Computer Analyst
  • Forensic Accountant
  • Forensic Nurse


Criminalists, also known as Forensic Lab Technicians, are growing in numbers due to advances in the methods and technologies used to gather and analyze evidence. Criminalists have employment opportunities at local, state, and federal levels of government as well as private firms.

  • Salary Range: $32,900 – $82,990

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