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My dream career has always been an FBI Surveillance Specialist. Do I need a bachelor degree for this career?
I looked into the FBI and wasn't sure if college education was a must for this position specifically.


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They usually employee law enforcement people. or in-house transfer for this position.

Answered - Fingerprint Examiner (Former Employee) - Washington, DC

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Yes a bachelor is a requirement


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A college degree is not required for all position. However it is preferred. It is suggested that you read the position requirements and apply to the position for which you are qualified.

Answered - Human Resources Generalist (Former Employee) - New York, NY

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There are two primary types of Surveillance Specialists - mobile or stationary. You do not need a bachelor degree for these two types of Surveillance Specialists positions. Many individuals aspiring to become FBI Special Agent first become an FBI employee as a Surveillance Specialist, or in some other positions.

Answered - Supervisory Special Agent (Former Employee) - Washington, DC

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The majority of positions require a college education.

Answered - Management Program Analyst (Current Employee) - Washington, DC

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