We receive a lot of contacts from people asking what they must study, what they should read, where they should go to study and/or what they should 'do to enter our field." People also ask 'Do I need Math?"
We would like to use this opportunity to inform all the aspiring forensic investigators out there of what the typically (or most effective) life path would have to be in order to enter (our) field of Forensics. Please be reminded that ours is a very unique and very wide field of study, covering a very wide variety of unique topics - all combined into a single focus - Road Traffic Collision Homicide Investigation.
In order to 'enter our field," we would recommend the following life-path, with specific interest in and reference to tertiary and life studies required for success: