Emory University continues to monitor the COVID19 situation: read here for more information.

The deadline for submitting applications for the 2021-2022 academic year was January 8, 2021. 

The application fee is waived for certain categories of applicants, including citizens of low and middle-income countries and those who qualify for select Partner Fellowships and Scholarships (see Application Overview and Financial Support pages).  

See the Laney Graduate School webpage on diversity in admissions and on undocumented and DACA applicants. For admission data, see the LGS Degree Program Statistics.

Please contact the MDP Program Manager for any questions about applications.

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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 

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