Master of Arts (MA) Psychology

Programme Introduction

Master of Arts in Psychology provides a wide range of specialization knowledge, creative synthesis and critical thinking. These skills are indispensable in many career fields. It will enhance the opportunities of the students to get job in Central and State Government offices. The scope of psychology teaching and counseling in Indian Universities and schools is also increasing tremendously. Students can pursue the UGC-NET exam for lectureship after completing this degree.

Academic Objectives

  1. To enable students to gather in depth knowledge of Psychology as a science and familiarize them with recent developments for benefit of Local, National and International community.
  2. To enhance the core knowledge of the students.
  3. To infuse specialization knowledge like counseling, child psychology, health, organizational, and positive psychology, etc.
  4. To increase the creative synthesis and critical thinking of the students.
  5. To motivate the students for research.
  6. To develop a understanding for teaching Psychology and its application, so that it enables them to consider teaching as a profession in addition to counseling and Psychological therapy.


Programme Code



Min. Duration 2 Years
Max. Duration 4 Years

Eligibility Criteria

Graduation in any discipline or equivalent
Eligibility, admission criteria or any other condition mentioned here in or otherwise for admission to any programme is subject to change as prescribed by the university.

Career Prospects

Some of the relevant designations related to M.A. Psychology

  • Project Assistant and Research Assistant in various Research Institutes and NGOs
  •  Research Officer
  •  Educational Consultant
  •  Blogger
  •  Teacher/ Lecturer

Teachers can find employment in

  • Secondary schools
  • Colleges
  • Universities
  • Educational research institutes
  • Teaching opportunities in foreign countries

Further study options after M.A.

  • M.Phil.
  • Ph.D.