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A Career in Bones

Forensic Anthropology as a career
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Michaela Wait

on 23 April 2010

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Transcript of A Career in Bones

Double click anywhere & add an idea "Forensic anthropology is the application of the science of physical anthropology to the legal process. The identification of skeletal, badly decomposed, or otherwise unidentified human remains is important for both legal and humanitarian reasons. Where do forensic anthropologists work?

a few ork on their own in medical examiner's office, for the military, but most of them work out of universities. This means that they are a college professor who teaches physical anthropoloy, and they work on forensic anthropology cases too. What kind of training do you need to become a forensic anthropologist?

10 years of post-secondary education.
Bachelor of Arts degree (BA) in anthropology
Master's of Arts in anthropology (MA)
Ph.D.
extensive training in crime labs and with law enforcement agencies.
Study law enforcement and legal terminology.


Is it easy to get a job?

Nope, The demand for specialists is pretty small, which is porbably a good thing. because Who wants so many unknown dead people laying around? What kind of money do Forensic anthropogists make?

The salary range varies, because it depends on where you're employed
and how much experience you have, geographic location
and so on and so on

Although you could most likely expect something between: 34,283-73,621 Is Forensic anthropology for me?

no, not at all. i dont belong in the body part of the medial world,
i belong in the mental health part. i dont have a weak somach exactly,
but i faint easily and the idea of working with body parts doesnt exactly apeal to me.

although i do enjoy watching forensic anthropology shows, i dont think i would ever
actually be to do it myself.
Credits:

http://www.anthro4n6.net/forensics/
http://www.ehow.com/how_2078144_become-forensic-anthropologist.html
http://people.uncw.edu/albertm/interview.htm
http://www.all-about-forensic-science.com/forensic-anthropology-pictures.html
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