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PA, NP, OT, PT, and RN Among the Top 20 Best Healthcare Careers (U.S. News and World Report)

  • With one in three new jobs created through 2026 projected by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics to be healthcare-focused, the field is filled with opportunity.

    And now, the official rankings are here: U.S. News and World Report has released the 2019 Best Health Care Jobs, and the list is comprehensive.

    Among the top 20 jobs? Physician Assistant at #1, Dentist at #2, Nurse Practitioner at #5, Occupational Therapist at #11, Registered Nurse at #15, Physical Therapist at #16, and Optometrist at #20.

    U.S. News and World Report looked at a number of factors when raking the careers, including median salary, employment rate, 10-year growth volume, 10-year growth percentage, future job prospects, stress level, and work-life balance.

    At Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (MCPHS), we are proud to prepare graduates for successful and meaningful future careers across the healthcare spectrum. All of our 100+ programs are designed to empower current and future healthcare leaders to maximize their potential and take their place in a fast-growing industry.