Medha Bathla

Hi sir...wanted to know the scope after doing a masters in counseling psychology

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RE: Hi sir...wanted to know the scope after doing a masters in counseling psychology

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Counselling Psychologist
  • New Delhi

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Counseling psychologists are employed in academic settings such as schools and colleges, private counseling centers, community mental health centers, non-governmental organisations (NGOs), Old age homes, Rehabilitation Centers etc. You can also do a Post-Graduate Diploma course in specific fields such as Guidance and Counselling, Counselling and Family Therapy, Marital Counselling and work as Marriage and family counselors, Career counselors and/or Substance abuse counselors. I case you wish to open your own set-up, you can also do an RCI (Rehabilitation Council of India) course in counselling and establish your own center. One can also join defence after doing postgraduation in psychology depending upon PG marks. 

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RE: Hi sir...wanted to know the scope after doing a masters in counseling psychology

Daksh Ahuja
Daksh Ahuja


You can go for M.A. (Psychology) after your graduation. Eligibility for M.A. (Psychology) in top universities is pass with 50% aggregate marks in Bachelor' rel="nofollow"s Degree.

The main aim of M.A. (Psychology) is to provide understanding and the answers to the complexity of human behavior with broad focus on psychological testing, Psychopathology, Health Psychology, Positive Psychology and Organizational Behavior etc.

You must make sure that you are enrolling yourself in a premium university that provides you access to ample growth opportunities. Some of the top universities for M.A (Psychology) are:

  • Jesus and Mary College, Delhi.
  • Lovely Professional University, Punjab
  • Xavier's College, Mumbai.
  • Presidency College, Chennai.
  • Christ University, Bangalore.

I hope it helps.

RE: Hi sir...wanted to know the scope after doing a masters in counseling psychology

Rahul Sharma
Rahul Sharma


There are many career scopes available after completing the masters in Psychology subject. The best option after completing the masters is career in Teaching. You can make a wonderful career in teaching in Colleges and Universities of India after qualifying the UGC NET Exam. The National Eligibility test provides the career options in Teaching and Research whereas other career options are given below- 

Get job as lecturer and Assistant Professor in Institutions of India 

Become a Editor and Writer of Books of Psychology subject and earn

Become a Researcher and work for better in your field 

Make students to prepare for the UGC NET Exam by opening a coaching institute and guide them

Work as Project manager in the PSUs and relevant field 

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