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

Diplomas on the SP2 commencement table.

Faculty & Research, Student Life

2019 Social Policy & Practice Awards

Congratulations to this year’s Social Policy & Practice award winners. The following individuals will be recognized for their outstanding achievements at...

Tatiana Fraga Diez

Student Life

NPL Student Chosen for Steering Committee of World Economic Forum’s Global Shapers Community

Tatiana Fraga Diez, a student in the Nonprofit Leadership (NPL) program at Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2),...

Jennifer A. King

Alumni Stories

“I Caught the Teaching Bug”: DSW Alumna Jennifer King Shares Her Unexpected Career Path

As Jennifer A. King, a 2015 alumna of the Doctorate in Clinical Social Work (DSW) program at Penn’s School of Social...

Andrew Fussner

Faculty & Research, Gifts & Giving

SP2 Board Member Gift Leads to Lasting Impact in Case Consultation Training Series

Four years ago, Andrew Fussner, then a lecturer in the Master of Social Work (MSW) program at Penn’s School of...

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