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. 

However, given current disruptions in people’s work and lives due to the pandemic and related causes, we are currently accepting late applicationsLate applications can still be submitted through the application portal. Please contact the MDP Program Manager for any questions about submitting applications after the deadline.

The application fee is waived for former Peace Corps Volunteers, AmeriCorps volunteers, and Repair the World Fellows.

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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