Masters of Arts is one of the oldest postgraduate programs and this specialized degree offers a wide range of studies in the field of Arts, Humanities, Music and some areas of Social Science. It is also offered in distance mode for those who don’t want to attend regular college. Those undergoing the Arts degree have typically studied subjects within the scope of the humanities and social sciences, such as history, literature, linguistics, public administration, political science, communication studies, however, different institutions have different programmes and may also offer the degree for fields specifically designed within the natural sciences and mathematics.


Recognition: UGC, DEB

Duration : 2 Years

Eligibility: Master Degree

Career Potential

After completing a Master’s degree in Arts, the passed candidates can either pursue an MPhil/ PhD course or they can even consider opting for a job. However, it has to be kept in mind that the type of job will depend on the specialization they have chosen.

  • Principal in primary and secondary schools
  • Project Assistant/Research Assistant in Research Institutes and NGOs
  • Research Officer
  • Educational Consultant
  • Teacher Trainer
  • Teacher/ Lecturer/ Education Administrator
  • One can explore qualifying various competitive exams in public sector organizations