The application process for the 2020-2021 academic year is now open. See the deadlines for submitting applications here below.

  • January 6, 2020 : This is the application deadline to receive priority consideration for tuition assistance from Emory University.
  • February 3, 2020: 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.

Read the Laney Graduate School statement on diversity in admissions and page on undocumented and DACAmented applicants. For MDP admission data, see the MDP program statistics.

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Future MDP students must complete the Laney Graduate School application.

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

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Emory MDP Welcomes Returned Peace Corps Volunteers


We are proud partners of the Coverdell Fellowship Program for RPCVs 

Learn more about the Paul D. Coverdell Fellows

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Program requirements and deadlines: Contact the MDP Program by phone (404-712-6373) or email 

General inquiries: Contact the Laney Graduate School by phone (404-727-0184) or email: