Ankita1001
Sr. Hr Executive @ Polymerupdate

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I completed my graduation in psychology and sociology in 2011. Then I had done diploma in HR from Welingkar institute in 2012.
Currently I am working in HR firm.
I wanted to know whether I should do MBA in HR or MA in Industrial Psychology.
I am interested for the both.
But today\'s market wise which on is good.
And with MA in Industrial Psychology what career opportunity will available for me?
And Can I get the admission for MA in Industrial Psychology because I completed my graduation in psychology and sociology.

From India, Mumbai
If you are thinking of MBA/MA only for the ROI please understand the fact that

the kind of ROI that degrees used to give earlier is not available these days. The market is very bad ever since the financial down-turn.

Just to help you decide better I shall share the following link:

Skip the MBA: 3 Reasons Why You Should Get Real-World Experience Instead | LinkedIn

I would suggest you that if you wish to pursue higher studies, do so, not from the point of view of ROI but from the view of what you want to do.

There is a famous quote -

"I do not know the key to success, but the key to fail is to try and please everybody"

Put down your strengths and weaknesses, and do a study on the MBA as well as MA curriculum and then as per your interest choose wisely.

Also note that there would be difference in profile with the two degrees.

While MBA can give you options to work into any role of HR - recruitment, employee enagagement, training, performance, etc;

MA would give you more options that involves psychometric.

A BA(Psycho + Socio) and MBA has its own advantage if you can club psycometrics to HR functions.

Hope it helped

From India, Mumbai
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