As indicated below, the application process for the upcoming academic year is now closed. The deadline for application for the 2020-2021 academic year will be announced in September 2019.

Interested in MDP?

Complete our inquiry form to learn more about MDP at Emory University and life in Atlanta. 

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  • January 7, 2019: This is the application deadline to receive priority consideration for tuition assistance from Emory University.
  • February 4, 2019: This is the final deadline for applications (applicants will be considered for tuition assistance if sufficient funds remain available).

If you have questions or if you find it difficult to meet these deadlines and/or submitting the required documentation in time please contact the MDP Program Manager.

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MDP Application

Future MDP students must complete the Laney Graduate School application.

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MDP Brochure

Emory MDP is a two-year professional degree that prepares students for careers in the international development and humanitarian fields. 

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Questions about program requirements: It is often best to contact the program you are applying to directly.  Use our Degree Programs page to find contact information.

General inquiries: If you do need to reach the Laney Graduate School, we are at