Whether you're new, experienced, or wanting to make a career change, the MSLL accommodates the growing demand for professionals with specialized training. Comprised of 10 required courses, the MSLL can be completed in as few as 2 semesters (if studying full-time).
Suffolk Law School's MSLL will give graduates insight and working knowledge of the science, business, and legal aspects needed to support the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries, including:
- Biotechnology business
- Data Security
- Intellectual property law
- Regulatory compliance law
- Clinical research
- Molecular biology
Suffolk Law offers unique legal studies programs in the heart of thriving Greater Boston, a hub of scientific and technological innovation. While completing your MSLL at Suffolk, you'll have the opportunity to benefit from practical experiences and build your professional network. As a STEM-designated program, the MSLL also qualifies international students for up to 36 additional months of OPT training.
"There's a lot to do in law as a scientist that is not a patent attorney: regulatory and business development and HR so that you can understand what a biotech actually needs in a person, in a hire, a recruiter, a recruitment option."