Texas Forensic Science Commission. AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott has reappointed Jeffrey Barnard, M.D., Mark Daniel, Dennis “Pat” Johnson, Sarah Kerrigan, Ph.D., and Jarvis Parsons to the Texas Forensic Science Commission for terms set to expire on September 1, 2019. Here's how you become a forensic pathologist. 1) Follow the pre-med track in undergrad. 2) Four years later, get into medical school. 3) Take three to five years of residency in anatomical pathology. 4) Take a one-year fellowship in forensic pathology. Keep in mind that the fail rate for forensic pathology board exams is about 50%.

In Texas an estimated 69 students graduate from forensic science schools every year. If you too are interested in studying forensic science, Texas has 6 forensic science schools from which you can choose. You can expect to pay an average of $11,615 per year in tuition for a degree in forensic science in Texas state. Description: The Division of Anatomic Pathology at the University of Alabama Medical Center, Birmingham, offers a one-year ACGME-approved fellowship experience in Cytopathology, with rotations entirely at the University of Alabama Hospital.