Partnerships

Penn SP2 promotes interdisciplinary collaboration within and outside of the University of Pennsylvania. The Master of Social Work (MSW) program offers one partnership opportunity with a Philadelphia-area institution and the Master of Science in Nonprofit Leadership (NPL) program offers five partnerships with local and international institutions.

MSW Partnership

MSW/Certificate in Jewish Communal Service
Master of Social Work (MSW) students are able to pursue a Graduate Certificate in Jewish Communal Service at Gratz College.

NPL Partnerships

NPL/Center for Social Impact Strategy Executive Program
Alumni of the Center for Social Impact Strategy Executive Program for Social Impact are eligible to pursue an accelerated Master of Science in Nonprofit Leadership degree.

NPL/Certificate in Jewish Communal Service
Master of Science in Nonprofit Leadership (NPL) students are able to pursue a Graduate Certificate in Jewish Communal Service at Gratz College.

NPL/Certificate in Jewish Nonprofit Management
Master of Science in Nonprofit Leadership (NPL) students are able to pursue a Graduate Certificate in Jewish Nonprofit Management at Gratz College.

NPL/MA in Hebrew Letters
The Master of Science in Nonprofit Leadership (NPL)/MA in Hebrew Letters with the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College prepares students to lead Jewish social impact organizations including synagogues, community organizations, and nonprofits.

NPL/MA in Jewish Communal Service
The Master of Science in Nonprofit Leadership (NPL)/MA in Jewish Communal Service with Gratz College is a unique program designed to prepare students for careers in Jewish Communal Service.

NPL/Master of Social Welfare
The Master of Science in Nonprofit Leadership (NPL)/Master in Social Welfare with Yonsei University School of Social Welfare combines social welfare research with practical social change leadership skills to ready students for impactful careers.

SP2 News

Loran Grishow-Schade

Alumni Stories

SP2 Alum Honored for Ongoing Gender Identity Research, Work

For years, Loran Grishow-Schade, MSW ’20, MSSP ’21, has proven to be a prolific leader and fully-immersed pioneer in work...

MSW Student Alisa Branch

Student Life

“Always Something New to Know”: MSW Student Alisa Branch on Being a Non-Traditional Learner

Even after a three-decade career in the human services field, Alisa Branch still felt that she had more to learn,...

New SP2 faculty, clockwise from left: Tamara Cadet, PhD; Yoosun Park, PhD; Meredith Doherty, PhD; and Milan AbiNader, PhD

Faculty & Research

SP2 Welcomes Four New Faculty Members

Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2) has announced the hiring of four new faculty members, who will begin...

Philadelphians celebrate the outcome of 2020’s presidential election, waving the Progress Pride Flag while marching through Center City.

Faculty & Research, Student Life

‘Game Pieces in the Culture Wars’

More than 250 bills aimed at reducing the rights of LGBTQ+ people are currently working their way through state legislatures in the...

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