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10 Best Healthcare Jobs with a Master's Degree

10 Best Healthcare Jobs with a Master's Degree

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10. Genetic Counselor

Genetic counselors provide information and support to families who have members with birth defects or genetic disorders and to families who may be at risk for a variety of inherited conditions. These counselors identify families at risk, interpret information about the disorder, analyze inheritance patterns and risks of recurrence, and review available options with the family.


Average Salary (Bureau of Labor Statistics): $31,340 – $53,750

Most Common Degrees: Master of Psychology, Master of Genetic Counseling

Want to learn more about what you can do as a genetic counselor with a master’s degree? Check out these articles:

Career Profile: Genetic Counselor

Career Guide: Counselor


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