Welcome to the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice! Relevant information about SP2 and its role within Penn is provided in the links below. Please explore throughout the website to learn more about the dynamic ways SP2’s students, faculty, staff, and alumni pursue social innovation, impact, and justice.
Research at SP2 is led by renowned faculty who are highly respected practitioners, educators, and mentors. Together with a worldwide network of global collaborators, they are advancing knowledge that drives justice, equity, and social innovation in a range of critical areas such as homelessness, restorative entrepreneurship, and more.
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Financial support enables the School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2) to offer a unique, world-class education that brings together rigorous academics, meaningful field experiences, and a deep commitment to exploring and addressing axes of inequality. With your gift, we can provide our students and faculty with all the resources and support they need to learn, teach, practice – and dedicate their careers to fighting for change and positive impact.
DSW Online Information Session
Attend an online information session to learn more about the Doctorate in Clinical Social Work (DSW) program. Program staff will be available to answer all of your questions about doctoral […]
Master’s Online Information Session
These information sessions are an excellent opportunity for you to learn more about our Master of Social Work, Master of Science in Social Policy, and Master of Science in Nonprofit […]
Faculty & Research
SP2 Climate Statement
SP2: Commitment to Climate Justice At the School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2) we understand the climate crisis to be a significant social justice issue, brought on by structural […]