M.S.J Program Information

Division of Online Learning

Would you like to increase your marketability in the healthcare, information technology, telecommunications, pharmaceuticals, or biotechnology sectors? Seton Hall Law’s Master of Science degree in Health, Science & Technology Law can get you to where you want to go by offering our Master’s in law online.

Our Master's in Jurisprudence degree program is designed for students who are not interested in becoming lawyers, but rather are interested in gaining a solid foundation in the legal and regulatory aspects of their industries to enhance their effectiveness and marketability.

All Master’s students are required to take Legal Research & Writing for the Nonlegal Professional, Torts, Business Law Survey and Constitutional Law.

In our online M.S.J. program, students also must take nine credits in at least one of the following areas of concentration: Health & Hospital Law, Pharmaceutical & Medical Device Law & Compliance, Intellectual Property Law, or Financial Services Compliance. Remaining credits for our Master’s in law online can be satisfied through any combination of online or on-campus electives in Health Law, Pharmaceutical & Medical Device Law & Compliance, Financial Services Compliance, Intellectual Property Law or any of our executive electives. There is no residency requirement for the MSJ degree. 

Application Requirements

All MSJ applicants must submit the following:

  1. Online application
  2. Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  3. Two letters of recommendation
  4. Resume or employment information
  5. Personal statement (500-750 words explaining how the MSJ degree will help you achieve your professional goals)
  6. International applicants who are not native speakers of English must demonstrate proficiency in English
  7. International applicants must have transcripts evaluated, course-by-course, by one of the following agencies:
    1. Educated Choices
    2. Evaluation Services, Inc.
    3. Global Credential Evaluators
    4. Center for Applied Research, Evaluation and Education, Inc.
    5. World Education Services

To earn your online Master's degree in law, you must have at least a Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university, or the foreign equivalent. The admissions committee considers it beneficial to have professional experience in the health, technology, pharmaceutical or biotechnology industries, although highly motivated students without experience in these industries are also encouraged to apply. Admissions decisions are based on the quality of undergraduate performance, professional experience and expected ability to do superior graduate work. Candidates are not required to take pre-admission tests such as the LSAT, GRE or GMAT.

If our MSJ program suits your professional aspirations, please request information using the form on this page, fill out an application online or contact our Admissions team at 1-877-711-3561 to request a paper application.

Master of Science in Jurisprudence Online Degree | Open House - October 24, 2015

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