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Application Information

Students should apply for submatriculation by May 1st of their sophomore or junior years.

Submatriculants remain eligible for undergraduate financial aid for the normal eight (8) semesters of the BA program. Submatriculants are not eligible to receive scholarships from SP2 but may apply for federal student financial aid.

Course of Study

An individual plan of study will be prepared and agreed upon by the appropriate College advisor and SP2 to assure the integrity of both degree programs.

BA/MSSP General Program of Study

This represents a sample course grid. Each student will meet with the Associate Director of the MSSP Program to create an individually designed course schedule.

Senior Year: FallSenior Year: Spring
MSSP 6280: Policy Analysis of Issues, Strategy and ProcessMSSP 6310: Law & Social Policy
MSSP 6300: Quantitative ReasoningMSSP 8970: Applied Linear Modeling
MSSP 6320: Capstone Seminar I: Policy Communication (0.5 cu)
Summer
MSSP 6330: Capstone Seminar II: Policy Internship (0.5 cu)
Fifth Year: Fall
MSSP 6290: Research and Evaluation Design
MSSP 6680: Economics for Social Policy
MSSP Theory Elective
MSSP Elective
MSSP Elective

*Any 2 to 4 courses within the MSSP program may be used toward the undergraduate degree in the School of Arts and Sciences (with the approval of the undergraduate Advisor).

Contact Us

Azahara Palomeque, PhD, MA

Associate Director, MS in Social Policy

215 573 4977

azaharap@upenn.edu