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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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2. Mental Health Therapist

Mental health therapists come in a variety of specializations – from marriage and family therapists to substance abuse counselors. No matter the area you wish to specialize in, you will need to have a master’s degree and get licensed in your state. Mental health therapists work closely with patients to provide support and counseling services in accordance with other healthcare objectives.


Average Salary (Bureau of Labor Statistics): $35,280 – $102,730

Most Common Degrees: Master of Marriage and Family Therapy, Master of Social Work, Master of Psychology

Anticipated Need by 2016: 62,000

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

Help Substance Abusers Beat Addictions

Career Guide: Counselor

Career Guide: Psychologist


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