Education. Action. Impact.
PRACTICE AND RESEARCH FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE
FACTS AND FIGURES
Committed to inclusion, excellence, and impact.
Number of hours spent in field placements, internships, and practicums each year
Number of available field placements, internships, and practicum sites
U.S. News & World Report ranking for Best Grad School Social Work Program
Percentage of students who applied for & received financial assistance
SP2 alumni network
When you give to SP2, you ensure our faculty, students, and alumni have the resources they need to be driving forces for positive change in child welfare, homelessness, mental health, public health policy, racial and gender equity, and more.
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Our commitment to anti-racism, anti-oppression, intersectionality, and social justice is at the core of everything we do.
Pursue Your Passion
Our diverse master’s programs equip you with the theoretical skills and practical experience you need to make a lifetime of impact.
Prepare to make your mark as an advanced social work scholar or practitioner through our rigorous PhD and DSW programs.
Dual degree PROGRAMS
We partner with other schools from across Penn to offer dual degrees in a range of different disciplines.
certificate PROGRAMS & specializations
Enhance and deepen your SP2 experience by digging deep into a specific sub-specialty or area of interest.
Unique partnerships with organizations at Penn and around the world provide novel opportunities for transdisciplinary collaboration.
continuing education: opensp2
We provide a wide range of flexible, convenient, and relevant continuing education and professional development offerings.
NPL Lunch & Learn: Core Nonprofit Competencies
This Lunch and Learn Talk provides an overview of key elements of effective nonprofits: Evaluating programs for impact. Human Resources promising practices for staff and volunteers. Board Governance promising practices […]
After Admission – Getting College Ready
Attendees will gain knowledge about the hidden curriculum and key skills students need in college to graduate. The discussion will also include the quickest way to develop these crucial skills. […]
Faculty & Research
Deans of health schools discuss climate change in their fields
Penn Today highlights SP2 Dean Sara S. Bachman’s participation in a Climate Week at Penn panel alongside deans and leaders from Penn’s four other health schools.