SURVEY: What was your highest degree when you started your first MSL job? N=408

It is a common question from aspiring MSL, what degree do I need to break into the MSL role.

It is interesting to see that despite Terminal D degree being the most common answer 66% with 17% having a double Terminal D degree (e.g. MD/PhD, PharmD/PhD); 25% of the MSLs surveyed had a Masters and 8% a Bachelors as highest degree

It is worth noting that qualification requirements change widely between countries. For more information on the type of qualifications per country click here:

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