Master of Commerce & Technology

General

Program Description

The Master’s in Commerce & Technology focuses on enriching your career in the emerging areas of business created by rapid technological change and globalization. New challenges are created by the growth of electronic commerce, new products and services, and the growing proliferation of cybercrime. The Commerce and Technology program is built at the intersection of business and law to tackle evolving legal issues facing new business and e-commerce in the global information age economy.

Students learn how the legal system in the US and abroad is accommodating the challenges of the information age as the economy, society, and our everyday lives are transformed by new and emerging technologies. Students have the flexibility to choose courses in areas such as: intellectual property ownership and management, privacy and cybersecurity, blockchain and its legal implications, and artificial intelligence-enhanced legal and regulatory decision-making. Expert faculty tailor courses to current events and developments, and the program offers flexibility to match the career objectives of each individual student.

The program is available in residential format only on a fulltime schedule and must be completed within 12 months. Typical duration is August-May.

Potential Careers

  • Consumer affairs analyst 
  • Cybercrime consultant 
  • Financial regulator 
  • GDPR compliance officer 
  • Global business executive 
  • Information technology director

General Requirements

Applicants to the Master’s degree must have completed a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university. All international applicants shall submit current proof of English language ability. Accepted proof includes: TOEFL score of 80 or higher, IELTS score of 6.5 or higher, or proof that the student’s undergraduate degree was taught in English. The GRE or LSAT are NOT required for admission.

To be recommended for the Master’s degree all candidates must successfully complete a minimum number of credits, complete the required coursework, meet the school residency or continuous enrollment requirement, fulfill all financial obligations to UNH Law, and comply with UNH Law’s Conduct Code.

Required Credits

Master’s candidates must successfully complete a minimum of thirty (30) credits from a selection of required and elective curriculum.

Last updated Apr 2020

About the School

The University of New Hampshire Franklin Pierce School of Law’s practice-based approach to legal education, along with its extensive and innovative curriculum, ensures that students graduate ready to ... Read More

The University of New Hampshire Franklin Pierce School of Law’s practice-based approach to legal education, along with its extensive and innovative curriculum, ensures that students graduate ready to become leaders in their field and stand ready to join the ranks of alumni who are global leaders in intellectual property, commerce and technology, and international criminal law and justice. As a technology-forward law school, we are proud to offer our top-ranked legal education in global innovation and our #5 IP program in the US in online, residential and limited residential formats. Read less