The Master of Science in Social Policy Program (MSSP) is an eleven-month, ten-course program that prepares professionals for policy leadership positions in government, philanthropic foundations, research institutes, nonprofit and non-governmental organizations, and other related settings, through:
The program is designed for:
In every case, the student’s progress in meeting the program’s requirements will be guided by a written Individualized Educational Plan (IEP) developed jointly by the student and the student’s academic advisor.
The MSSP program offers a rolling admission process until the class is filled. Financial aid is allocated on a preferred basis to those whose applications are completed by or before March 15th.
Roberta Rehner Iversen, PhD
Caroline Wong, MSW, LSW
Senior Associate Director
The Penn MSSP is a Member of the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management.