Department of Political Science

Student Achievements

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View a sample of work by an Auburn University Master of Community Planning student

Student Retention and Graduation Rates

From 2007–2012, our program has awarded an average of 15 degrees per year. Over the same period, the percentage of students who entered our program and graduated within 4 years was 95%.

Student Employment Rates

Approximately 95% of our students find employment in a professional planning or planning-related job within one year of graduation.


Between 2005-2014, 27 Auburn University graduates attempted the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) exam, and 14 people passed it, for a 52% pass rate.

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Jay Mittal

Jay Mittal

Associate Professor and Director, Master of Community Planning Program
Department of Political Science
Auburn University, AL 36849
8020 Haley Center
(334) 844-8409

Last Updated: July 26, 2016