OpenSP2 – School of Social Policy & Practice


Professional and continuing education opportunities for every type of learner

At the School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2), we’re committed to providing a wide range of continuing education opportunities. Whether you’re a social work or policy professional eager to gain new knowledge and earn additional credentials or are employed in a different field and want to explore how SP2’s coursework and thought leadership can enrich your career and life, we provide flexible options for every type of learner. 

OpenSP2 programming includes Executive and Certificate Programs, many of them transdisciplinary collaborations with SP2 research centers and other Penn Schools. We also offer robust online programs in areas that include Corporate Social Responsibility, Entrepreneurship, and an LSW exam prep. All of these learning opportunities have been shaped by Penn’s world-class faculty and research, and welcoming, engaging opportunities that provide learners with relevant experience and connections.