Archive for March, 2009

Genetic Engineering Educational Requirements

Getting a Doctoral Degree in biological science is required for becoming a genetic engineer. The course you will need to focus on in the first years of study as an undergraduate are chemistry, zoology, botany, and biology.
The next step would be graduate studies that will include courses in genetics, microbiology, biochemistry, and embryology. After four [...]

Veterinary Science Educational Requirements

To become a veterinarian, you will need to get a Bachelor’s Degree in science. The prospective veterinarian student must then complete a full curriculum for a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM).The school of veterinarian medicine takes four years, and in that fourth ear, the student will go through clinical trials in the areas they wish [...]

Elementary Teacher Educational Requirements

Although some states don’t require it, it is best to obtain a Master’s Degree in education. Elementary school teachers are required to have state’s license and certification. Elementary school teachers are required to maintain continued education as well.
Courses that would be needed are early reading, general psychology, composition techniques for young children, elementary mathematics, and [...]

Nurse Practitioner Educational Requirements

An education to become a nurse practitioner will begin with becoming a registered nurse first. A registered nurse has to obtain a Bachelor’s Degree.
The next step to becoming a nurse practitioner is to get your Master’s of Science Degree in Nursing through a two year graduate program. During these two years, some courses like pharmacology, [...]

Special Education Teacher Educational Requirements

A special education teacher will need to have completed a four year Bachelor’s Degree program. To become a special education teacher, some courses like developmental disabilities, child development, psychology, sociology, and physical education will add to the educational degree for teaching students with special needs.
After completing a Bachelor’s degree, the next step is passing a [...]

Physician’s Assistant Educational Requirements

Becoming a physician’s assistant will require certification and practicing will be under the supervision of a licensed physician. A physician assistant will have to take courses that will pediatrics, family medicine and internal medicine, psychiatry, obstetrics and gynecology, and surgical technique.
A physician’s assistant will have employment opportunities at hospitals, private doctor’s office, and nursing homes. [...]

Forensic Psychologist Educational Requirements

Being a forensic psychologist will allow you to enjoy a rewarding career in bringing criminals to justice. To become a forensic psychologist, you will need to earn your Master’s Degree of Arts for forensic psychology and may take up to three years to finish, Already possessing a background in psychology or criminal justice can lead [...]

Physician Educational Requirements

Becoming a physician will require a few years of school and intensive training that usually extends throughout a physician’s career. First you must complete four years of medical school, then after that you must begin to earn your doctor’s degree of medicine (MD).
After earning your MD, you must then begin your graduate medical education. Depending [...]

EMT Educational Requirements

If you want to become an EMT, you will be required to take three levels of training known as EMT-1 and EMT2/3. After completing these three levels, an extra 35-55 hours of clinical training and instruction will be required also. After completing these requirements, you will be given the certification exam.
Experts predict that the career [...]

Corrections Officer Educational Requirements

If you are interested in becoming a corrections officer, you will be required to have a high school diploma or equivalent G.E.D. You must be at least 18-21 years of age .In addition to that, you must be able to pass a physical screening and a written exam.
If you are interested in becoming a corrections [...]