Community Planning is a profession that offers a wide range of opportunities for people with many different talents and aspirations. Planning is concerned with the use of land, protection of the environment, public welfare, the design of public spaces and infrastructure, and the economy. The Community Planning program at Auburn University is a professionally oriented, master's degree program. The hallmark of the program is the opportunity for students to work with real clients, on real planning projects, in almost every class.
The Auburn University Master of Community Planning program is accredited by the Planning Accreditation Board (PAB) for a seven year term, effective January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2027.
Ranked 6th among programs with the "Largest Percentage of Minority Representation" and ranked10th among the "Top Small City Programs," Planetizen has recognized Auburn's Master of Community Planning (MCP) program as a national leader. Read more in the “2019 Planetizen Guide to Graduate Urban Planning Programs,” which collects data from nearly 100 Planning programs nationwide, and ranks them based on different criteria.
Distinctive features of Auburn University's Master of Community Planning (MCP) program include:
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Last Updated: December 18, 2020