Are you concerned about Big Tech companies tracking your every move online?

Do you worry that the government has the technological tools to surveil and arrest peaceful protestors? If so, you may just find your niche in privacy law and policy. What are the laws and policies — and what should they be moving forward — governing the commercial and governmental use of digital technologies, artificial intelligence and other tools of surveillance? As a Northeastern student, you’ll have unrivaled opportunities to explore these questions and more through dynamic courses, clinics and co-ops across the globe. Check out our Center for Law, Information and Creativity (CLIC), where “the future is just a CLIC away.” At Northeastern, you’ll have unparalleled opportunities to dive into privacy law and position yourself as a leader in the field.

  • Bioproperty
  • Bioethics and the Law
  • Criminal Procedure
  • Data Protection and Compliance
  • Employment Law
  • First Amendment
  • Health Law
  • Information Privacy Law
  • Information Security Law
  • Law and Technology
  • AI Ethics (PHIL 5010)
  • Big Data for Cities (PPUA 5262)
  • Consumer Behavior (MKTG 6226)
  • Cyberconflict (POLS 7441)
  • Cyberlaw: Privacy, Ethics and Digital Rights (CY5240)
  • Data-Driven and Technology-Enabled Value Creation in Digital Economy (BUSN 5001)
  • Data Management in Health Care (HINF 5102)
  • Digital Marketing (MKTG 6222)
  • Information Ethics (PHIL 5005)
  • Introduction to Health Informatics and Health Information Systems (HINF 5101)
  • Marketing Research (MKTG 6210)
  • Perspective on Journalism Ethics (JRNL 6202)
  • Personal Health Interface Design and Development (HINF 5300)
  • Science, Technology and Public Policy (POLS 7333)
  • Security and Resilience Policy (POLS 7341)
  • Alexion Pharmaceuticals
  • EPIC
  • Federal Trade Commission
  • Future of Privacy Forum
  • IBM Resilient
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals
  • Vertex
  • Business Law Society
  • Law and Information Society



Centers, Institutes and Programs

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