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

The application process for the 2023-2024 academic year will open in September.   

Please contact the MDP Program Manager if you have questions about the application process and/or run into difficulties in submitting all elements of the application. 

The application fee is waived for certain categories of applicants, including citizens of low and middle-income countries and those applicants 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.

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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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