The application process for the 2019-2020 academic year is now open. See the deadlines for submitting applications here below.

Interested in MDP?

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

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  • 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.

For MDP admission data, see the Laney Graduate School webpage on 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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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: