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Old April 25th, 2014, 04:45 PM
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M.A. Psychology or Master of Arts in Psychology is a postgraduate Psychology course. It covers the study of mind processes, motives, reactions, feelings, conflict resolution, crisis management, groupthink, motivation and nature of the mind.

M.A. Psychology Employment Areas

Advertising Industry
Community Mental Health Centres
Correctional Programs
Defence Forces
Personnel Administration
Rehabilitation Centres
Child / Youth Guidance Centres
Colleges / Universities
Research Establishments
Vocational Rehabilitation Offices
Welfare Organizations

M.A. Psychology Job Types
Child Care Worker
Child Support Specialist
Day-care Centre Supervisor
Industrial-Organization Psychologist
Psychiatric Assistant
Psychiatric Technician
School Psychologist
Social Psychologist
Social Worker
Clinical Psychologist
Counselling Psychologist
Community Relations Officer
Developmental Psychologist
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Old January 6th, 2015, 03:42 PM
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Default Re: Career Options in India after Masters in Psychology

MA in Psychology has to offer lots of areas in specialization which include Child Psychology, Medical Psychology, Practical Psychology, and Industrial Psychology.

Career in Private sector after M.A in Psychology

Candidates with MA in Psychology are immensely recruited in private organization in various positions. In private schools they are recruited for the posts of Psychologists.

Many schools offer student counseling and mental fitness services to adolescents as to guide them in the right direction.

They can also find jobs as Junior Psychologist in the community mental fitness departments, in the research, data collection and psychoanalysis. Some can find jobs in rehabilitation centers as Assistants Psychologists:

Marketing research analysts
Advertising and public relations managers
Clinical social workers
Special education teachers

They also have excellent career opportunities in the Government sector. Candidates who take up Doctorate in Psychology with an emphasis in clinical, counseling, health, and educational psychology have even better career prospects

Government Career after M.A in Psychology

In the government sector, a candidate from MA Psychology specialized in Clinical Psychology is able to get jobs in various accredited psychiatric nursing homes.

Psychologist’s services are required in many government hospitals, rehabilitation centers, schools, counseling units etc. Most of the MA Psychology graduates will be recruited in to various posts as to providing counseling services to the mentally troubled individuals.

There are full time career counselor’s jobs in different schools which are under the control of CBSE. It is compulsory to appoint are least on counselor in schools under this board. One could also find opportunities in NGO’s and social welfare departments in the post of counselors.

Psychology Institutes/Universities
University of Delhi
University Road, Delhi 110 007

University of Rajasthan
JLN Marg,
Jaipur 302004,Rajasthan

Loyola College
Sterling Road, Nungambakkam, Near Nungambakkam Railway Station, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600034 ‎

Jamia Millia University
Jamia Nagar, New Delhi

University of Mumbai
M.G. Road, Fort
Mumbai - 400 032, Maharashtra,

University of Calcutta
Senate House,
87 /1 College Street,
Kolkata-700 073, West Bengal

Guru Nanak Dev University
Amritsar - 143 005, Punjab
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