The new learning division encourages learners from around the world to engage in ongoing training and professional instruction.
As of July 1, 2018, Malitta Engstrom, Antonio Garcia, and Johanna Greeson are tenured SP2 faculty.
"Bending the Arc" looks to counter injustice and create impact by sharing humanity, research & pragmatism on our most pressing challenges.
Penn Social Policy & Practice prepares students to address micro and macro societal problems at the local, national, and international levels.
Master of Social Work
The MSW program prepares social workers to work with individuals, families, groups, communities, and organizations at the local, national, and global levels.
MS in Social Policy
The MSSP prepares early and mid-career professionals for policy leadership positions in government, foundations, research, and more.
MS in Nonprofit Leadership
The NPL program educates the next generation of leaders and entrepreneurs to transform nonprofits, social enterprises, international NGOs, and more.
PhD in Social Welfare
The PhD is an interdisciplinary program that prepares students to be scholars, researchers, and leaders in the field of social welfare.
Doctorate in Clinical Social Work
The DSW prepares working professionals for leadership in advanced practice and university-level teaching without career disruption.
Dual Degree Programs
SP2 is proud to offer 15 dual degree programs that allow students to pursue joint degrees with other University of Pennsylvania schools.
Certificate Programs & Specializations
SP2 emphasizes interdisciplinary study and enables students to examine various social issues and global human rights.
Opportunities for Global Engagement
SP2’s students and faculty study, research, and collaborate on complex social problems around the world.
SP2 promotes interdisciplinary collaboration through academic partnerships with local and international institutions.
Professional and continuing education programs help students achieve goals and impact their communities and the world.
All students are eligible to take waiver examinations for SWRK 601: History and Philosophy of Social Work and Social Welfare,...
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Student Life, Global Engagement
After an intense, trauma-focused semester of classroom learning, doctoral students from the University of Pennsylvania traveled to Greece as part of...
Faculty & Research, Student Life
Knowledge doesn’t have a zip code, so why should our classrooms?
In an effort to provide the most accessible, yet unparalleled...
Faculty & Research
Trailing a lengthy record of influential instruction and research, three faculty members from Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice...