Health Specialities

Health specialties include dentistry, laboratory technician, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy and veterinary medicine.

There are a variety of educational degrees available for those who wish to receive training in the area of health specialties. At a minimum, a bachelor’s degree is required; however, since many jobs in this sector are centered on teaching, a master’s degree may be required depending on the institution for which a health specialties teacher works.

With the growing demand for trained professionals in the healthcare industry, demand also is high for the teaching staff responsible for training future workers in the medical field. Teachers of health specialties must possess extensive knowledge, skills and experience in the healthcare concentration they teach.

Professionals who possess a degree in health specialties also can work in the areas of research and administration.

The average annual salary for professionals in this field is $81,140, according to figures provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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