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Program Resources

Academic resources

Master of Behavioral and Decision Sciences students at Penn are part of a vibrant intellectual community, with access to a wide range of academic and cultural resources, including:

Student handbook

For information on the Master of Behavioral and Decision Sciences curriculum, course and capstone procedures, program policies and other resources, refer to the Master of Behavioral and Decision Sciences Handbook (PDF).


Our program boasts leading practitioners in the fields of public health, business, education, psychology and more. Through working relationships with Penn professors and institutions, Master of Behavioral and Decision Sciences students can secure internships in their field of choice. It is highly encouraged that these practical experiences are used as source material for the final capstone project.

Research opportunities

The Master of Behavioral and Decision Sciences collaborates with many schools, centers and institutions across Penn. Connecting resources across the University, students are welcome to explore independent research opportunities and attend seminars with:

Upcoming application deadlines

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The priority admission deadline for Fall 2018 is March 1st and deadline for regular admission is May 1st. Get your application started!

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Course descriptions

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See the courses and electives available to master's students.

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