MSSP Certificate Programs

MSSP students have the option to incorporate two different certificate programs into their standard course of study. Both certificates are entirely optional, but offer a focused academic experience for those students who want to delve deeply into a particular area of policy.

Certificate in Law

Certificate in Law

Certificate in Law

The Certificate of Study in Law gives Penn graduate students an opportunity to become immersed in important legal topics in the areas of their academic interest.

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Global Human Rights Certificate

Global Human Rights Certificate

Global Human Rights Certificate

The University of Pennsylvania Graduate Certificate in Interdisciplinary Studies in Global Human Rights is designed to provide enriched perspectives on human rights.

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Faculty & Research

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