M.A. Social Management

Dec. 19, 2016, 2:16 p.m.


Master of Arts in Social Management is a postgraduate Social Work course. Social Management is a process of managing one’s daily activities in a manner that make the most effective use of routine life/time. The programme aims at providing a broad-based foundation in social service management, and helping students to have an in-depth understanding of current management theories and practices, and developing the skills and abilities to apply management theories and practices in a rapidly changing organizational reality and social service environment. It provides existing social workers and human service practitioners with the opportunity of developing specialist knowledge and expertise in organizational management. This programme will help you develop your management potential and empower your intellectual development for organizational work.

How is M.A. Social Management Course Beneficial?

  • The Master Degree Programme will enhance the career prospects of those working in many settings where knowledge and skills in health and social care management is relevant areas.
  • The course enables them to make a structured argument, reference the works of others and assess historical evidence.
  • It also teaches students about plan, undertake and an understanding of anthropological aims, methods and theoretical considerations.
  • After its successful passing, desired students can go for further research studies and join schools and colleges/universities as per prescribed criteria.


  • The student who has passed B.A. or any other equivalent qualification with minimum 50% marks.
  • Some of the very reputed universities and institutes conduct entrance examination to get admission to the degree course.


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Subjects of Study


Programme Evaluation


Organizational Theories for Social Service Agencies


Social Service Management Project I


Macro Social Work Practice: Strategic Planning


Human Resource Development in Social Services


Use of Information Technology in Social Services


Social Service Management Project II


Budgeting and Financial Planning in Social Service Organizations

M.A. Social Management College

  • Central University of Gujarat - CUG, Gandhinagar

Course Suitability

  • The course is suitable for those graduates who have completed an undergraduate degree in social science, and social workers, human service personnel, and executives at various levels and work sectors.
  • Those who want to seek to increase their knowledge and skills of managerial competencies and with an aim to take up senior management position with greater responsibilities are suitable for it.
  • They should be able to apply learning and study skills and use statistical and computing techniques in their course of actions.
  • Applicants should be able to apply time planning and management skills and engage in group work including constructive discussion.

Job Types

  • Social Media Executive
  • Social Auditor
  • Management Trainee
  • Social Development Specialist
  • Social Media Specialist
  • Teacher & Lecturer
  • Assistant Manager - Knowledge Management
  • Project Manager - Social Welfare
  • Account Manager - Social Media


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