Scope after B.A. Psychology


Psychology is a branch of science which deals with the scientific study of mental functions and behaviour. The field includes the study of various fields such as Memory, Learning, Environment & Behaviour, Practicals including Observation & Suggestion, Habit Interference and so on. After the completion of Bachelor of Arts course in Psychology, the aspirants have a wide scope in terms of both higher studies as well as in securing a job. Various post graduate and doctoral courses are available in India in the field of Psychology. The aspirants can also secure a bright career in the allied fields after the completion of under graduate programme in Psychology.

Scope for Higher Studies after B.A. Psychology

Various diploma, master’s and doctoral programmes are made available in various colleges in India for the aspirants looking for higher studies in the field of Psychology. Some of them are listed below.

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling Psychology
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Psychology
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Family and Child Psychology
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Mental Health Counselling
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Rehabilitation Psychology
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Sports Psychology
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Psychiatry
  • Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology
  • Master of Arts in Psychology
  • Master of Arts in Applied Psychology
  • Master of Philosophy in Psychology
  • Master of Philosophy - Clinical Psychology
  • Master of Science in Psychology
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Counselling Psychology
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Stress Analysis

Other Certification Courses after B.A. Psychology

In addition to the various diplomas, post graduate and doctoral programmes in Psychology, there are also many certificates courses offered in various specializations in the field of Psychology. Among them, some are listed below.

  • Certificate Course in Child Psychology
  • Certificate Course in Psychology & Counselling
  • Certificate Course in Psychology & Human Behaviour
  • Certificate Course in School Counselling
  • Certificate Programme in Early Childhood Care and Education
  • Certificate Course in Applied Psychology
  • Certificate in Child Psychology and Guidance
  • Certificate Programme in Behaviour Disorder and Psychotherapy

Career Opportunities after B.A. Psychology

The aspirants after their completion of bachelors program in Psychology have a wide range of career opportunities in various areas such as Social psychology, Clinical psychology, Experimental psychology, Occupational psychology, Child psychology, Educational psychology, etc. They can work as Clinical Psychologists / Educational Psychologists / Industrial Psychologists / Counseling Psychologists / Research psychologists / Social Psychologists / Developmental psychologists. Some of the areas where a psychologist can work are Welfare Organizations, Prisons, Child/ Youth Guidance Centres, Research Establishments, Rehabilitation Centres and so on.



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8 Responses to “Scope after B.A. Psychology”

  1. 8
    neha bhardwaj:

    Hi I m pursuing my M.A on Human behaviour Psychology.
    Do I have any career scope in this.Will I b able to get job easily after doing ths.

  2. 7

    i hd jned biotechnology, bt i am intersted in dam just gonnaoin BA psychology can i do it in distance education if i want to do it is ther any age limit or i hav to pursue an degree and i want to knw is ther any placement in distance education

  3. 6

    What is the percentage required in class 12 th boards for b.a psychology (i have commerce with psychology in class 12)

  4. 5

    what is the cut off required to enter the Bsc.psycology?

  5. 4

    1. I had a long gap nearby 5years. what should I do 4 continue study in Psychology after BA 4m Pune university?

  6. 3

    i have a child who is suffer from hearing loss .plz tell me any course(one year) who help me in his improvement of speech and also earning some money . i am BA.

  7. 2
    Chandrima Dey:

    I’m a student of class XII,Arts…I’ve not taken Psychology subject at 12th standard…But I’m keenly interested about this subject…I’ve just completed my H.S. Exams…Kindly offer me the name of the colleges of Psychology in Kolkata…

  8. 1
    Sanjeev Khandwal:

    Sir please tell me can do MA/certificate/degree/diploma course in Postgraduate i did completed my MBA in HR and i did simple BA. I didn’t have psychology subject in B.A. Is this possible, please tell me ?