Master’s study in pursuit of social justice
Master’s programs at the School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2) seek to produce the best social service providers, policymakers, and nonprofit leaders in the world through rigorous transdisciplinary study and direct practice in field placements, internships, and practicums. Students in SP2’s master’s programs are encouraged to pursue dual degrees, within SP2 or throughout Penn’s 11 other graduate schools, and certificate programs to gain the breadth of experience desired to achieve their educational goals. SP2 graduates are prepared to become leaders, innovators, and advocates for social justice.
Master of Social Work
The Master of Social Work (MSW) empowers you to become the type of committed and compassionate social work leader that today’s complex world needs more than ever.
Master of Science in Social Policy
The Master of Science in Social Policy (MSSP) empowers you to evaluate, create, and execute critically-oriented, evidence-informed policy solutions in government and non-government settings. The MSSP also offers a program option with a focus on data analytics.
MS IN SOCIAL POLICY + DATA ANALYTICS FOR SOCIAL POLICY CERTIFICATE >
Master of Science in Nonprofit Leadership
The Master of Science in Nonprofit Leadership (NPL) prepares nonprofit leaders and social entrepreneurs to guide organizations tackling some of the world’s most complex social challenges.