Mrs. Sargsyan is a lawyer. She graduated from Yerevan State University – Faculty of Law. Maintained a candidate (Ph.D.) thesis and earned a degree in candidate of law. In the period of 1995-2008, she worked in the Central Bank of Armenia – first as specialist and at a later point, as the head of the Legal Department. Then, she was appointed as a General Legal Counsel at the Central Bank of Armenia. During this period, she was in charge of major legal reforms carried out in financial system. She has drafted number of laws in the field, such as the Law on Banks and Banking Regulation, Bankruptcy of Banks, etc.. She delivered lectures at a number of educational institutions, including French University of Armenia, State Academy of Management of Armenia, etc.

On December 22, 2008, Mrs. Sargsyan was appointed as the Financial System Mediator of Armenia and in 2013 and 2017 she was reappointed in the same position.