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Certification or Licensing

Becoming certified shows employers that you have met the highest standards established by your industry. Those who are certified often receive higher pay and have a better chance of landing a job than those who are not certified. The following organizations provide voluntary certification for forensic experts: American Academy of Environmental Engineers & Scientists, American Board of Criminalistics; American Board of Forensic Anthropology; American Board of Forensic Document Examiners; American Board of Forensic Entomology; American Board of Forensic Odontology; American Board of Forensic Psychology; American Board of Forensic Toxicology; American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigators; American Board of Pathology; American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology; American College of Forensic Examiners Institute; Association of Firearm and Tool Mark Examiners; International Association of Forensic Nurses; International Association for Identification; International Association of Computer Investigative Specialists; and the International Society of Forensic Computer Examiners. 

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