Loyola College of Social Sciences is a living tradition, an organic entity of Global Network of Jesuit Higher Education, shares the same Ignatian DNA. Loyola College, one of the oldest Social Science Colleges in India, was founded in 1963 by a visionary Jesuit Father Joseph Edamaram to bring social changes in Kerala and society at large. The institute instills excellence in life through service. Loyola College offers courses in M A (Sociology), MSW (Masters in Social Work), MAHRM (Masters in Human Resource Management) and MSc Counselling Psychology. The College is affiliated to the University of Kerala and is a recognized Research Centre of the University, and guides students for Ph.D. in Sociology, Social Work and Management Studies.