Scope after M.Sc in Psychology


Mental health is very necessary for an individual to pursue a healthy life. Lot of mental pressure can be seen in the individuals due to the prevalence of intricate social culture today. Here comes the importance of Psychologists as they can find solution for different kinds of mental health problems. M.Sc in Psychology course can enable the candidates to pursue their career as Psychologists in various fields. Apart from that, they can obtain any specialization degree in any particular field of Psychology after completing this postgraduate course.

Scope for Higher Studies after M.Sc in Psychology

Pursuing higher studies after M.Sc in Psychology is a good option for the candidates who want a long term career in the field of Psychology. Candidates can pursue either Master of Philosophy or Doctor of Philosophy degree in any desired subject. After completing the doctorate degree in a particular subject, one can pursue their career in the field related to that subject. They can work as Clinical Psychologists, Counseling Psychologists, Research Psychologists or Social Psychologists according to their specialization taken during Master of Philosophy or Doctor of Philosophy degree. Variety of doctorate level courses is available for the aspirants which are given below.

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Cognitive Science
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Counseling Psychology
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Stress Analysis
  • Master of Philosophy in Applied Psychology
  • Master of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology
  • Master of Philosophy in Counseling Psychology
  • Master of Philosophy in Psychology

Career Opportunities after M.Sc in Psychology

Wide range of career opportunities is available for M.Sc graduates in Psychology as they can provide various psychology related services like counseling to the individuals suffering from mental health problems. These graduates can pursue their career as counselors in any counseling center in schools or colleges. Vocational Rehabilitation Offices also offer many job opportunities for these graduates. They can perform the role of Human Resources Assistant in these offices. They can work in any welfare organization as Urban Planning Officer so as plan several mental health programs in the urban areas. They can get into the position of parole officer in the prison. Career Counselor and Employment Specialist are the two job profiles available for these graduates in Child/Youth Guidance centers. They can pursue their career as Specialist Education Teacher in various college or universities. Also, they can perform the role of clergy men in various religious houses.

Experienced and Well established candidates in the field of Psychology can work as freelancers. Such candidates can also work in various yoga centers.



Do you have any question? Please ask:

Questions will be answered on our Forum section

2 Responses to “Scope after M.Sc in Psychology”

  1. 2
    Jigs Gami:

    I have completed my M. Sc. in Plant Science in 2006. Since last 5 years working in a renowned blood bank as public relation officer. I come across many people with different mind set. Now i would like to pursue career in psychology to understand the human mentality and behavior and how to counsel them to bring them on right track and etc.
    If i would be a psychologist now what should i do? what degree should i pursue now? I did B.Sc. in Microbiology and M.Sc. in Plant Science.

  2. 1

    am very much interested to do councelling psychology.. thanks for ur valuable guidence given in this page..