Human Resources and Security Specialists should use this tool to determine the correct investigation level for any covered position within the U.S. Federal Government.
(for positions at GS-4 and above): Experience may have been gained in technician positions such as physical science, engineering, computing, mathematics, and statistics.
Successful completion of l year of study that included at least 6 semester hours in any combination of courses such as mathematics, computer programming, engineering science, statistics, physical science, or surveying.
Successful completion of 2 years of study that included at least 12 semester hours in any combination of courses such as those shown above for GS-3.
Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree with major study in, or that included at least 24 semester hours in, mathematics courses including differential and integral calculus.
Use the Group Coverage Qualification Standard for Technical and Medical Support Positions for this series in conjunction with the Individual Occupational Requirements described below.