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

The admission process for the 2021-2022 academic year is now open. The deadline for submitting applications is January 8, 2021.

Please contact the MDP Program Manager for any questions related to your application or concerns about your ability to meet the deadline. 

See the Laney Graduate School webpage on diversity in admissions and on undocumented and DACA 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