SP2 has been named among the top 10 schools of social work in the 2020 U.S News & World Report ranking of Best Graduate Schools.
Several SP2 faculty members have recently been recognized as some of the top 100 most influential contemporary social work faculty.
Participants who enroll in this re-launched MOOC will earn NASW continuing education units & learn how to effectively implement change.
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.
Continuing Education: OpenSP2
Professional and continuing education programs help students achieve goals and impact their communities and the world.
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Stephanie R. Fenniri, a student in the Nonprofit Leadership (NPL) program at Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2),...
Faculty & Research
From Direct Practice to Social Work Leadership
A new interdisciplinary collaboration between Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2) and...
Two alumni of the Penn School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2) were selected as winners in their respective categories...
The University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2) has been named among the top 10 schools of...