How many times have you heard that question? I began hearing that question in kindergarten and it has continued throughout my life. My answers seem to change from year to year, and to this day I am not sure I could give you a definitive, one-word, easy-explanation answer. So, in case you are like me–indecisive and always appreciative of helpful suggestions–here is some useful information. Below is a list of the top ten fastest growing occupations requiring a master’s degree, at minimum, through 2018.
This article was originally posted on About.com’s Career Guide using data from the United States Department of Labor’s Occupational Outlook Handbook 2010-2011. Visit the Career Guide to read the full article and occupation descriptions. Our favorite is number ten, of course!
1. Medical scientist (excluding epidemiologists)
Medical scientists improve human wellness by researching human diseases and other conditions. Read more
2. Physician Assistants
Physician assistants are medical practitioners who provide support and work under doctors. Read more