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Medical Science Liaison-Board Certification® badge.

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.

Step 1
Open Your LinkedIn Profile Settings

Go to and click on “View Profile” under “Me” at the top right of the menu (under your profile image).

Step 2
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.”

Step 3
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:

Click on “Save” after filling out everything and it’s done!

Step 4
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 ( to 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.