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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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7. Social Worker

Social workers are charged with the task of improving the lives of their patients and clients. Social workers serve in a variety of fields, but public health and medical social workers specialize in working with patient who may have acute or chronic diseases or ailments. They provide the support that is needed for patients to return to work, school, and home life.

Average Salary (Bureau of Labor Statistics): $35,510 – $48,420

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

Anticipated Need by 2016: 56,000

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

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