The Emory MDP curriculum consists of a dynamic pedagogical process, which enables the program to address students' specific interests and needs as well as to capitalize on the many learning opportunities at Emory University. An example of the core courses and other curricular requirements for the two-year program may be found below. The actual sequence of courses may vary from year to year, depending on the availability of Emory and visiting faculty.


MDP students take elective courses in a wide range of fields at Emory and beyond.

See MDP Concentrations

Field Practicum

The Field Practicum experience is a core component of the Emory MDP curriculum.

Learn About MDP Fieldwork

Core Courses

Explore an example of MDP student curriculum over Year One and Year Two.

See MDP Sample Curriculum