Nurse Practioner

Career: Nurse Practitioner

Nurse Practitioners focus on wellness, illness prevention and health education — much like traditional nurses. Because they have additional schooling, they can also diagnose illnesses and write prescriptions. This career requires a Bachelor's Degree and Postgraduate work. To prepare for this career you might care for sick or injured family members or pets, investigate human body systems and how they work, or study and maintain healthy habits. Potential salary: $103,000/year.