Global Human Rights Certificate

Penn Law

The Structure and Requirements of the Certificate

Five approved graduate level courses

  • One of the five courses must be:
    LAW 759 - International Human Rights
    PSCI 558 - Human Rights
  • The remaining four courses should be selected from a list of approved perspective offerings across the participating schools and departments.
  • If you wish, you may petition for one course outside the preapproved course list. A petition form should be submitted to your school’s Certificate advisor prior to the start of the semester.
  • Courses must be taken in at least two of the University’s Schools; no more than three courses can be taken from any one school.
  • Satisfactory grades (B or better) must be earned in all five courses.

Note: Individual schools may impose additional requirements to qualify for this certificate.  Contact your school for details.