Master of Commerce & Technology
UNH Franklin Pierce School of Law
9 - 12 Months
USD 41,000 / per year *
01 Jun 2023
Earliest start date
* Partial tuition scholarships are available.
New challenges are created by the growth of electronic commerce, new products and services, and the growing proliferation of cybercrime every day. Our strong IP foundation has allowed us to extend our reach into a commerce and technology concentration.
Why get a Master’s Degree in Commerce and Technology Law?
As we do more business online, our economy is changing. We face daily challenges and opportunities at the intersection of new digital technologies, new business models, and the regulatory and legal landscape. This commerce and technology master’s degree, supported by UNH Franklin Pierce School of Law's strong intellectual property (IP) foundation, is designed for nonlawyers who are interested in the intersection of information technology, business, and law. Expert faculty tackle current events and rapidly developing areas such as new payment systems and the handling of consumers’ private information. This master’s program is a great fit for domestic and foreign professionals working in today’s evolving digital and data-driven economy.
Why Choose UNH Franklin Pierce for your Degree?
You will work with highly experienced faculty and enjoy access to a global network of influential practitioners. With immersive classroom experiences to learn from experts in the field in places like Silicon Valley and Las Vegas, we know some of the best learning happens not just inside the classroom, but outside as well. Students complete the program in a 9-month full-time residential format.
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.
Expert faculty tailor courses to current events and developments, and the program offers flexibility to match the career objectives of each individual student. Course work addresses rapidly-developing areas of the law, such as cybercrime and consumers’ private information.
The program is available in residential format only.
UNH Franklin Pierce graduates from the CT interdisciplinary Master’s or certificate program will demonstrate familiarity with these four areas:
- Knowledge and understanding of substantive and procedural law in the traditional area of business law and practice in the United States and internationally focused on the impact of information age technology on this realm of law.
- Legal analysis and reasoning, legal research, problem-solving, and written and oral communication in the context of business law and practice in the United States and globally.
- Exercise of proper professional and ethical responsibilities as a lawyer or other type of professional to clients or other relevant stakeholders and the national and global legal systems around business law; and
- Other professional skills needed for competent and ethical participation as a member of the legal or other professions focused on the practice or other use of business law domestically and internationally.