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SURVEY: What do you think is the best degree to (quickly) become an MSL?

What do you think is the best degree to (quickly) become an MSL? Poll is closed. N=912. The results are out. Thank you to those who voted.

The results are as follow:

  • 48% PharmD,
  • 21% PhD,
  • 18% MD and,
  • 13% of you say that Terminal D degrees are overrated when it comes to breaking into an MSL role.

I captured below...

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MSL CV radio silence - I never hear back from them. They only want experienced MSLs!

We hear this every day speaking for the first time to aspiring MSLs on the phone who have been trying to break into the MSL role for months!

"I have submitted 40 CVs/resumes and never heard back. It is true, they only want experienced MSLs!"

Sorry, but I have to be blunt and direct with you. Your CV is just not...

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What degree do I need to have to become an MSL?

Many people ask us what degree do you need to become a Medical Science Liaison (MSL)?

This really depends on the company and country you are in. 

Globally the most abundant background of MSLs are the researchers and the pharmacists. Researchers’ background can be BSc, MSc or PhD. While pharmacists can be...

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