Earning a master’s degree is a big commitment. In addition to considering your interest, it could be important to look towards your future career. Why not match your strengths with BLS data about job growth and salary potential? The main factor in determining the top 5 fastest growing careers requiring a graduate degree is the employment outlook from 2016-2026. You may want to consider if open positions may be out there once you graduate from your master’s program. This data could also indicate an increasing demand for these services.
This infographic from Gradschools.com helps potential graduate students easily see how the five positions compared to the national average growth rate for all occupations.