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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SP2 News

Faculty & Research, Student Life

Continue to Strive for Social Justice

Message to the SP2 Community, September 24, 2020: Dear Members of the SP2 Community, As countless more protests and outrage erupt, as...

Student Life

The Profound Loss of Social Justice Leaders

Message to the SP2 Community, September 22, 2020: Dear SP2 Community, As we continue to navigate this period of extraordinary challenges and...

AJ Ortiz

Student Life

MSSP Partners with CHILD USA to Offer Social Science Fellowship Program

The Master of Science in Social Policy (MSSP) program at Penn’s School of Social Policy and Practice (SP2) has partnered...

Vet students listen to instructor

Student Life

Penn SP2, Penn Vet Develop Dual Degree Program

Interdisciplinary education is the bedrock of new academic programs forming at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Veterinary Medicine (Penn...

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