The Morgue Specialist position requires a high school diploma, though an additional background in mortuary or biological science is often beneficial. The morgue specialist position requires a great work ethic and the ability to work daily in some of the most challenging conditions of any career field. These individuals also require approximately six (6) months of on-the-job training before becoming independent. They assist the physicians with all aspects of the autopsy examination, morgue management, admission and release of bodies and evidence, photography, and radiography.

Education and Experience

  • Associate's degree with emphasis on the medical sciences such as chemistry or biology.
  • Biological Science
  • Mortoruary Science