Best-Kept-Secret Career: Orthotist/Prosthetist

This career requires a combination of science, patience, and increasingly, a master's degree.

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Snapshot: These careers are related: the orthotist fabricates and fits custom-designed orthopedic braces. A prosthetist designs, creates, and custom-fits artificial limbs—from eyes to feet.

Getting there: This career requires a combination of science, hand skills, patience, and increasingly, a master's degree. Demand is projected to be high.

Learn more: American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists Career Brochure