On this page, you will find all the instructions you need to add the MSL-BC® to your LinkedIn profile after you’ve passed the exam.
Open Your LinkedIn Profile Settings
Go to www.linkedin.com and click on “View Profile” under “Me” at the top right of the menu (under your profile image).
Add a New Certification
Scroll down to the “Licenses & Certifications” section and click on the “+” button.
If you do not currently have licenses or certifications listed on your LinkedIn profile, you may add them by selecting “add profile section.”
How To Use The MSL-BC® Correctly
If you followed the previous 2 steps, you should see a form to fill in, pop up. Take a look at the image below and apply it to your profile.
You can copy the following information and follow the instructions to make the process easier (it should only take a minute).
Name: Medical Science Liaison – Board Certification (MSL-BC)
Issuing organization: Medical Science Liaison Society (don’t forget to click on the logo of The MSL Society when it shows up)
Issue Date: fill in the date you received the message that you passed
Expiration Date: 3 years after you acquired the MSL-BC®
Credential ID: you can leave this empty
Credential URL: https://www.themsls.org/msl-board-certification/
Click on “Save” after filling out everything and it’s done!
Add The MSL-BC® to Your Last Name for Immediate Recognition
Now that you’ve added the certification to the “Licenses and Certifications” section of your profile, it’s time to add the MSL-BC® to your last name.
Repeat step 1 and simply click on the pen icon next to “More”. Add “, MSL-BC” next to your last name and save.
Feel free to copy this text: , MSL-BC.
If your profile is in two languages like the example above, click on the second language (after adding the MSL-BC® to the primary language) and click on “Save” when the following pop-up shows.
Get Even More Exposure!
While LinkedIn will not notify your network when you have added a license or certification to your profile, the MSL Society is excited to help you with your big announcement!
We would like to post a personal congratulatory banner that you earned the MSL-BC® credential on the MSL Society’s official LinkedIn page!
If you are interested, send an email to Marnix Buijs (firstname.lastname@example.org) provide your consent and we will post it immediately.
Show Off Your New Credential In Every Email Exchange!
Another opportunity to showcase your well-deserved MSL-BC® credential is in your email signature.
With your post-nominal letters (ie PharmD, PhD, MD etc.) add “MSL-BC” to indicate that you hold this distinction. For example John Smith, PharmD, MSL-BC.