M.Com - Master of Commerce. Master of your own career!

Higher education plays a very important role in helping us to get into a stable and promising career. Often we choose our UG programs and particularly our PG programs based on our aptitude, our liking and the opportunities available in the future. It is here that we hone our skills and prepare ourselves for a competitive career ahead.

In recent years, commerce as a stream has picked up tremendous traction and the demand for UG and PG programs in commerce and accounting has grown tremendously. Among the most popular courses in the country today are B.Com and M.Com courses providing students with tremendous opportunities across verticals.

While B.Com offers students a strong foundation in commerce, accounting, taxation and business subjects, M.Com, enables them to specialise in any specific domain such as – accounting, economics, statistics, finance, business management etc. Students can also specialise in forex trading, stocks and shares or any other domain by taking special courses as they would have had an excellent foundation in allied subjects.

An M.Com degree offers tremendous career opportunities. Successful candidates can pursue careers in banking, finance, insurance, stocks trading or forex. Since the program involves commerce, they can contribute to companies in IT, infrastructure or manufacturing.

In the private sector, they can work with banks, insurance companies, home loan providers, share broking companies, financial consultants, etc. They can also work as analysts or pursue careers in business management or accounting in which case they could get opportunities in companies across domains.

M.Com degree holders can also try for careers in the government sector - in departments such as the Accountant General's office, RBI, nationalised banks, finance departments of various state governments, and finance divisions of various departments.

The other excellent opportunity is in academics. M.Com candidates can pursue a promising career in teaching - as lecturers, assistant/ associate professors, and then get into senior positions. With the online education stream getting popular, subject experts are in great demand which opens tremendous opportunities for these graduates.

For those who have a flair for writing, the online space offers excellent opportunities. Several finance/ fintech companies need professionals with good writing skills and domain knowledge and M.Com degree holders with a flair for writing can write on the stock market, finance, shares, markets, investments and more. There is a huge demand for content in that space with people getting more awareness and demanding more information on finance related topics.

Dayananda Sagar College of Arts, Science and Commerce (DSCASC) offers an M.Com degree that features a contemporary curriculum. The department is backed by excellent faculty with rich experience and offers students excellent insights on the subjects, opportunities and the career options ahead. The institution has an active placement initiative that assists deserving students in getting job offers in reputed companies. So in all, an M.Com degree is a gateway to several career opportunities. Take the right decision and get set to perform!