Other names for this job might include Chief Deputy Coroner, Coroner, Coroner’s Juror, Coroner/Medical Examiner, County Coroner, Deputy Coroner, District Medical Examiner, Elected County Coroner/Chief Medical Examiner, Forensic Medical Examiner, Forensic Pathologist
In this requirements guide for Coroners, you will find out what do you need to become a Coroner and what it takes to become one.
After reading this, you will be able to plan for your future if you want to be a Coroner.
Recommended degree level
High School Diploma
High School Diploma
Some college courses
Generally, employers are looking for Coroners who have a High School Diploma. They also prefer someone who is good in Speaking and Critical Thinking.
1 common question that we always get is what major or degree do I need to become A Coroner or what courses do I need to take.
We did a survey to ask other Coroners what did they major in college or university and here are the most popular majors that came up.
Interested in becoming A Coroner? Find the right schools that can help you to become one. You will need some of your details to get you matched with the right college or university. This service is free thanks to our sponsors.
Questions to ask the university or college:
How many students are in the program?
Is your program accredited?
How many faculty members do you have? Do they hold the right credentials?
What is your job placement rate?
Does your school hold career fairs or other on-campus events with employers? How many employers typically attend?
How many of your students have at least one internship by graduation?
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Written by: Stanley Tan
Coroners direct activities such as autopsies, pathological and toxicological analyses, and inquests relating to the investigation of deaths occurring within a legal jurisdiction to determine cause of death or to fix responsibility for accidental, violent, or unexplained deaths.