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M.S.J. (Masters Degree for Non-Lawyers)


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MSJ Incoming Class Profile

Seton Hall Law's Master of Science in Jurisprudence (MSJ or MS) program is designed for non-lawyers eager to advance their careers and enhance their marketability in the healthcare, pharmaceutical, information technology, telecommunications, biotechnology, and financial services fields. As an MS student, you can concentrate in Health and Hospital Law, Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Law & Compliance, Intellectual Property Law, Privacy Law and Cyber Security or Financial Services Compliance. Joint concentrations are also available. You will have the option of completing our 31-credit-hour Master of Jurisprudence online, or as a hybrid online/traditional (in-person) degree program.

MSJ applicants do not have to take the GRE or LSAT. Students enrolled in the MSJ online degree program do not have a residency requirement. The degree can be completed in just two years on a part-time schedule.

Seton Hall Law has specialized in health and intellectual property law for more than a decade, and its premier health law programs are consistently ranked among the top 10 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. Faculty conduct research on a wide range of health and intellectual property law topics. Seton Hall has also produced the Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Compliance Manual published by the American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA) and the Food and Drug Law Institute (FDLI).

Our nationally respected faculty members are committed to helping you achieve your professional goals and move forward in your career. You can count on having the support you need to get the most out of your education.

Graduates of our MSJ program have found employment as consultants, compliance officers, risk managers, contract analysts, healthcare administrators, nurse managers, patent/trademark assistants, pharmaceutical financial analysts, quality assurance managers, supervisors, clinical operations directors and lobbyists.

If you're interested in learning more about our Master of Jurisprudence degree program, please contact us today. We can help you determine if this program is right for you.


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