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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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5. Occupational Therapist

Occupational therapists help patients with acute and chronic ailments re-adjust to working and home environments. They may patients improve mobility, overcome distressing situations, or develop reasoning skills. Licensed occupational therapists are required to have a master’s degree and pass an exam in order to practice in their state.


Average Salary (Bureau of Labor Statistics): $40,840 – $89,450

Most Common Degrees: Master of Occupational Therapy

Anticipated Need by 2016: 37,000

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

Career Guide: Occupational Therapist

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How I Got My Job: Occupational Therapist


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