Areas of Study

Graduate Degree Programs

Auburn University offers graduate degrees in the following areas. For more information about degree requirements for each area of study, please refer to the Graduate School section in the Auburn University Bulletin. For questions about admission criteria for individual programs, please contact the graduate program officer listed for your major of interest.

General application questions, such as how to apply to the Graduate School or to check the status of your application, may be directed to gradadm@auburn.edu.

Major/Concentration
Degree
Department/School
College
Location
Telephone
Graduate Program Officer
Accountancy
(website)
MAcc School of Accountancy
Raymond J. Harbert College of Business
350 Lowder  Building
(334) 844-6118
Ms. Amy Murphy
amy.murphy@auburn.edu
Aerospace Engineering
(website)
MS, MAE, PhD Department of Aerospace Engineering
Samuel Ginn College of Engineering
335 Aerospace Engineering Building
(334) 844-6827
Dr. Brian Thurow
thurobs@auburn.edu
Agricultural Economics
(website)
MS, MAg Department of Agricultural Economics & Rural Sociology
College of Agriculture
302 Comer Hall
(334) 844-5666
Dr. Valentina Hartarska
hartarska@auburn.edu
Agronomy and Soils
(website)
MS, MAg, PhD Department of Crop, Soil & Environmental Sciences
College of Agriculture
201 Funchess Hall
(334) 844-3967
Dr. Yucheng Feng
fengyuc@auburn.edu
Animal Sciences
(website)
MS, MAg, PhD Department of Animal Sciences
College of Agriculture
210 Upchurch Hall
(334) 844-1533
Dr. Russell Muntifering
muntirb@auburn.edu
Applied Economics, Agriculture (website) PhD Interdisciplinary Curriculum 203 Comer Hall
(334) 844-5613
Dr. Valentina Hartarska
hartarska@auburn.edu
Applied Economics, Forestry & Wildlife Sciences
(website)
PhD Interdisciplinary Curriculum 3301 Forestry Wildlife
(334) 844-1054
Dr. B. Graeme Lockaby
lockabg@auburn.edu
Applied Economics, Liberal Arts (website) PhD Interdisciplinary Curriculum 339 Haley Center
(334) 844-2928
Dr. Hyeongwoo Kim
hzk0001@auburn.edu
Applied Mathematics
(website)
MS, MAM Department of Mathematics & Statistics
College of Sciences and Mathematics
221 Parker Hall
(334) 844-4290
Dr. Ulrich Albrecht
albreuf@auburn.edu
Audiology
(website)
AuD Department of Communication Disorders
College of Liberal Arts
1219 Haley Center
(334) 844-9620
Dr. Laura Plexico
lwp0002@auburn.edu
Major/Concentration
Degree
Department/School
College
Location
Telephone
Graduate Program Officer
Biological Sciences
(website)
MS, PhD Department of Biological Sciences
College of Sciences and Mathematics
331 Funchess Hall
(334) 844-4856
Dr. Mary Mendonca
mendomt@auburn.edu
Biomedical Sciences
(website)
MS, PhD Interdepartmental Program
College of Veterinary Medicine
106 Greene Hall
(334) 844-3700
Dr. Frank (Skip) Bartol
bartoff@auburn.edu
Biosystems Engineering
(website)
MS, PhD Department of Biosystems Engineering
Samuel Ginn College of Engineering
216 Corley Building
(334) 844-3543
Dr. Sushil Adhikari
sza0016@auburn.edu
Building Construction
(website)
MBC McWhorter School of Building Science
College of Architecture, Design and Construction
216 Miller Gorrie Center
(334) 844-5383
Dr. Salman Azhar
sza0001@auburn.edu
Business, Information Systems concentration
(website)
PhD Department of Aviation & Supply Chain Management
Raymond J. Harbert College of Business
410 Lowder Building
(334) 844-6443
Dr. Dianne Hall
gradcor@auburn.edu
Business, Management concentration
(website)
PhD Department of Management
Raymond J. Harbert College of Business
407 Lowder Building
(334) 844-6511
Dr. Garry Adams
adamsg1@auburn.edu
Business Administration
(website)
MBA Interdepartmental Program
Raymond J. Harbert College of Business
503 Lowder Building
(334) 844-4060
Mr. Jim Parrish
mbadmis@auburn.edu
Business Administration, Executive
(website)
MBA Interdepartmental Program
Raymond J. Harbert College of Business
503 Lowder Building
(334) 844-4060
Ms. Kim Kuerten
emba@business.auburn.edu
Business Administration, Physicians Executive
(website)
MBA Interdepartmental Program
Raymond J. Harbert College of Business
503 Lowder Building
(334) 844-4060
Ms. Kim Kuerten
pemba@business.auburn.edu
Major/Concentration
Degree
Department/School
College
Location
Telephone
Graduate Program Officer
Chemical Engineering
(website)
MS, MChE, PhD Department of Chemical Engineering
Samuel Ginn College of Engineering
318 Ross Hall
(334) 844-2020
Dr. Jin Wang
jzw0001@auburn.edu
Chemistry
(website)
MS, PhD Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
College of Sciences and Mathematics
179 Chemistry Building
(334) 844-6974
Dr. Jimmy Mills
millsge@auburn.edu
Civil Engineering
(website)
MS, MCE, PhD Department of Civil Engineering
Samuel Ginn College of Engineering
229 Harbert Center
(334) 844-8778
Dr. Xing Fang
xzf0001@auburn.edu
Clinical Mental Health Counseling
(website)
MEd Department of Special Education, Rehabilitation, and Counseling
College of Education
2084 Haley Center
(334) 844-2123
Dr. Peggy Shippen
shippme@auburn.edu
Clinical Psychology
(website)
MS, PhD Department of Psychology
College of Liberal Arts
227 Thach Hall
(334) 844-6471
Mr. Thane Bryant
bryangt@auburn.edu
Communication
(website)
MA School of Communication & Journalism
College of Liberal Arts
112 Tichenor Hall
(334) 844-7237
Dr. Robert Agne
agnerob@auburn.edu
Communication Disorders
(website)
MS, MCD Department of Communication Disorders
College of Liberal Arts
1219 Haley Center
(334) 844-9620
Dr. Laura Plexico
lwp0002@auburn.edu
Community Planning
(website)
MCP Department of Political Science
College of Liberal Arts
104 Dudley Hall
(334) 844-4524
Dr. Becki Retzlaff
rcr0001@auburn.edu
Computer Science & Software Engineering
(website)
MS, MSWE, PhD Department of Computer Science & Software Engineering
Samuel Ginn College of Engineering
3101 Shelby Center
(334) 844-6341
Dr. Wei-Shinn Ku
wzk0004@auburn.edu
Consumer and Design Sciences
(website)
MS, PhD Department of Consumer & Design Sciences
College of Human Sciences
301 Spidle Hall
(334) 844-1336
Dr. Pam Ulrich
ulricpv@auburn.edu
Counseling Psychology
(website)
PhD Department of Special Education, Rehabilitation, and Counseling
College of Education
2084 Haley Center
(334) 844-2123
Dr. Peggy Shippen
shippme@auburn.edu
Counselor Education
(website)
PhD Department of Special Education, Rehabilitation, and Counseling
College of Education
2084 Haley Center
(334) 844-2123
Dr. Peggy Shippen
shippme@auburn.edu
Major/Concentration
Degree
Department/School
College
Location
Telephone
Graduate Program Officer
Economics
(website)
MS Department of Economics
College of Liberal Arts
339 Haley Center
(334) 844-2928
Dr. Hyeongwoo Kim
hzk0001@auburn.edu
Education
Administration of Elementary &
Secondary Education

(website)
MEd, EdS, PhD Department of Educational Foundations, Leadership, and Technology
College of Education
4036 Haley Center
(334) 844-3082
Dr. Sara Wolf
efltgpo@auburn.edu
Administration of Higher Education
(website)
MEd, PhD Department of Educational Foundations, Leadership, and Technology
College of Education
4036 Haley Center
(334) 844-3082
Dr. Sara Wolf
efltgpo@auburn.edu
Administration of Supervision & Curriculum
(website)
MEd, PhD Department of Educational Foundations, Leadership, and Technology
College of Education
4036 Haley Center
(334) 844-3082
Dr. Sara Wolf
efltgpo@auburn.edu
Adult Education
(website)
MEd, MS, EdS, PhD Department of Educational Foundations, Leadership, and Technology
College of Education
4036 Haley Center
(334) 844-3082
Dr. Sara Wolf
efltgpo@auburn.edu
Agriscience Education
(website)
MEd, MS, EdS Department of Curriculum & Teaching
College of Education
5040 Haley Center
(334) 844-4434
Dr. Sue Barry
currgpo@auburn.edu
Business/Marketing Education
(website)
MEd, MS, EdS Department of Curriculum & Teaching
College of Education
5040 Haley Center
(334) 844-4434
Dr. Sue Barry
currgpo@auburn.edu
Career & Technical Education
(website)
PhD Department of Curriculum & Teaching
College of Education
5040 Haley Center
(334) 844-4434
Dr. Sue Barry
currgpo@auburn.edu
Collaborative Teacher Special Ed
(website)
MEd Department of Special Education Rehabilitation, and Counseling
College of Education
4036 Haley Center
(334) 844-3082
Dr. Caroline Dunn
dunnca1@auburn.edu
Clinical Mental Health Counseling
(website)
MEd Department of Special Education, Rehabilitation, and Counseling
College of Education
2084 Haley Center
(334) 844-7676
Dr. Amanda Evans
amt0004@auburn.edu
Counseling Psychology
(website)
PhD Department of Special Education, Rehabilitation, and Counseling
College of Education
2084 Haley Center
(334) 844-7676
Dr. Annette Kluck
ask0002@auburn.edu
Counselor Education
(website)
PhD Department of Special Education, Rehabilitation, and Counseling
College of Education
2084 Haley Center
(334) 844-7676
Dr. Melanie Iarussi
mmi0004@auburn.edu
Early Childhood Education
(website)
MEd, MS, EdS, PhD Department of Curriculum & Teaching
College of Education
5040 Haley Center
(334) 844-4434
Dr. Sue Barry
currgpo@auburn.edu
Early Childhood/Elementary Special Ed
(website)
MEd, MS Department of Special Education, Rehabilitation, and Counseling
College of Education
2084 Haley Center
(334) 844-7676
Dr. Cari Dunn
dunnca1@auburn.edu
Educational Psychology
(website)
PhD Department of Educational Foundations, Leadership, and Technology
College of Education
4036 Haley Center
(334) 844-3082
Dr. Sara Wolf
efltgpo@auburn.edu
Elementary Education
(website)
MEd, MS, EdS, PhD Department of Curriculum & Teaching
College of Education
5040 Haley Center
(334) 844-4434
Dr. Sue Barry
currgpo@auburn.edu
English for Speakers of Other Languages
(website)
MEd Department of Curriculum & Teaching
College of Education
5040 Haley Center
(334) 844-4434
Dr. Sue Barry
currgpo@auburn.edu
English Language Arts Education
(website)
MEd, MS, EdS, PhD Department of Curriculum & Teaching
College of Education
5040 Haley Center
(334) 844-4434
Dr. Sue Barry
currgpo@auburn.edu
Foreign Language Education
(website)
MEd, MS, EdS Department of Curriculum & Teaching
College of Education
5040 Haley Center
(334) 844-4434
Dr. Sue Barry
currgpo@auburn.edu
Mathematics Education
(website)
MEd, MS, EdS, PhD Department of Curriculum & Teaching
College of Education
5040 Haley Center
(334) 844-4434
Dr. Sue Barry
currgpo@auburn.edu
Music Education
(website)
MEd, EdS, PhD Department of Curriculum & Teaching
College of Education
5040 Haley Center
(334) 844-4434
Dr. Sue Barry
currgpo@auburn.edu
Physical Education Teacher Education
(website)
MEd, MS School of Kinesiology
College of Education
175 Kinesiology Building
(334) 844-1429
Dr. Jared Russell
russej3@auburn.edu
Rehabilitation Counseling
(website)
PhD Department of Special Education, Rehabilitation, and Counseling
College of Education
2084 Haley Center
(334) 844-2123
Dr. Peggy Shippen
shippme@auburn.edu
School Counseling
(website)
MEd Department of Special Education, Rehabilitation, and Counseling
College of Education
2084 Haley Center
(334) 844-2123
Dr. Peggy Shippen
shippme@auburn.edu
Science Education
(website)
MEd, MS, EdS, PhD Department of Curriculum & Teaching
College of Education
5040 Haley Center
(334) 844-4434
Dr. Sue Barry
currgpo@auburn.edu
Social Science Education
(website)
MEd, MS, EdS, PhD Department of Curriculum & Teaching
College of Education
5040 Haley Center
(334) 844-4434
Dr. Sue Barry
currgpo@auburn.edu
Special Ed
(website)
Eds Department of Special Education, Rehabilitation, and Counseling
College of Education
2084 Haley Center
(334) 844-7676
Dr. Caroline Dunn
dunnca1@auburn.edu
Electrical Engineering
(website)
MS, MEE, PhD Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Samuel Ginn College of Engineering
200 Broun Hall
(334) 844-1848
Dr. John Hung
hungjoh@auburn.edu
English
(website)
MA, PhD Department of English
College of Liberal Arts
8058 Haley Center
(334) 844-9015
Dr. Jonathan Bolton
boltojw@auburn.edu
Entomology
(website)
MS, MAg, PhD Department of Entomology & Plant Pathology
College of Agriculture
203 Extension Hall
(334) 844-6392
Dr. Xing Ping Hu
huxingp@auburn.edu
Exercise Science
(website)
MEd, MS School of Kinesiology
College of Education
175 Kinesiology Building
(334) 844-1429
Dr. Jared Russell
russej3@auburn.edu
Major/Concentration
Degree
Department/School
College
Location
Telephone
Graduate Program Officer
Finance
(website)
MS Interdepartmental Program
Raymond J. Harbert College of Business
321 Lowder Building
(334) 844-3009
Dr. Harris Hollans
msfinance@auburn.edu
Business, Finance concentration
(website)
PhD Department of Finance
Raymond J. Harbert College of Business
310 Lowder Building
(334) 844-5301
Dr. Jimmy Hilliard
fincphd@auburn.edu
Fisheries
(website)
MS, MAq, PhD School of Fisheries, Aquaculture & Aquatic Sciences
College of Agriculture
123 Swingle Hall
(334) 844-9123
Dr. Bill Daniels
daniewh@auburn.edu
Food Science
(website)
MS, MAg, PhD Department of Poultry Science
College of Agriculture
301H Poultry Science Building
(334) 844-3272
Dr. Leonard Bell
bellleo@auburn.edu
Forestry
(website)
MS School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences 3301 Forestry Wildlife
(334) 844-1054
Dr. B. Graeme Lockaby
lockabg@auburn.edu
Forestry and Wildlife Sciences
(website)
PhD School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences 3301 Forestry Wildlife
(334) 844-1054
Dr. B. Graeme Lockaby
lockabg@auburn.edu
Major/Concentration
Degree
Department/School
College
Location
Telephone
Graduate Program Officer
Geography
(website)
MS Department of Geosciences
College of Sciences and Mathematics
210 Petrie Hall
(334) 844-4885
Dr. Ashraf Uddin
uddinas@auburn.edu
Geology
(website)
MS Department of Geosciences
College of Sciences and Mathematics
210 Petrie Hall
(334) 844-4885
Dr. Ashraf Uddin
uddinas@auburn.edu
Major/Concentration
Degree
Department/School
College
Location
Telephone
Graduate Program Officer
History
(website)
MA, PhD Department of History
College of Liberal Arts
320D Thach Hall
(334) 844-6195
Dr. Tiffany Sippial
tat0004@auburn.edu
Horticulture
(website)
MS, MAg, PhD Department of Horticulture
College of Agriculture
101 Funchess Hall
(334) 844-3037
Dr. Caroline Robinson
cwr0001@auburn.edu
Hotel & Restaurant Management
(website)
MS, PhD Department of Nutrition, Dietetics & Hospitality Management
College of Human Sciences
360 Spidle Hall
(334) 844-8196
Dr. Baker Ayoun
bayoun@auburn.edu
Human Development & Family Studies
(website)
MS, PhD Department of Human Development & Family Studies
College of Human Sciences
203 Spidle Hall
(334) 844-3236
Dr. Stephen Erath
serath@auburn.edu
Major/Concentration
Degree
Department/School
College
Location
Telephone
Graduate Program Officer
Industrial & Systems Engineering
(website)
MS, MISE, PhD Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering
Samuel Ginn College of Engineering
3301B Shelby Center
(334) 844-1400
Dr. LuAnn Carpenter
simslua@auburn.edu
Industrial Design
(website)
MID School of Industrial & Graphic Design
College of Architecture, Design and Construction
245 Wallace Center
(334) 844-2373
Mr. Tin Man Lau
lautinm@auburn.edu
Information Systems Management
(website)
MSIS Department of Aviation & Supply Chain Management
Raymond J. Harbert College of Business
410 Lowder Building
(334) 844-6544
Dr. Dianne Hall
gradcor@auburn.edu
Integrated Design & Construction
(website)
MIDC Interdepartmental Program
College of Architecture, Design and Construction
311 Dudley Hall
(334) 844-4519
Mr. Christian Dagg
daggchr@auburn.edu
Major/Concentration
Degree
Department/School
College
Location
Telephone
Graduate Program Officer
Kinesiology
(website)
PhD School of Kinesiology
College of Education
175 Kinesiology Building
(334) 844-1429
Dr. Jared Russell
russej3@auburn.edu
Major/Concentration
Degree
Department/School
College
Location
Telephone
Graduate Program Officer
Landscape Architecture
(website)
MLA School of Architecture, Planning, and Landscape Architecture
College of Architecture, Design and Construction
305 Dudley Hall
(334) 844-0192
Prof. David Hill
dmh0011@auburn.edu
Major/Concentration
Degree
Department/School
College
Location
Telephone
Graduate Program Officer
Marriage and Family Therapy
(website)
MS Department of Human Development & Family Studies
College of Human Sciences
203 Spidle Hall
(334) 844-3236
Dr. Stephen Erath
serath@auburn.edu
Materials Engineering
(website)
MS, MMtlE, PhD Department of Mechanical Engineering
Samuel Ginn College of Engineering
280 Wilmore Lab
(334) 844-3419
Dr. ZhongYang (Z.-Y.) Cheng
chengzh@auburn.edu
Mathematics
(website)
MS, PhD Department of Mathematics & Statistics
College of Sciences and Mathematics
221 Parker Hall
(334) 844-4290
Dr. Ulrich Albrecht
albreuf@auburn.edu
Mechanical Engineering
(website)
MS, MME, PhD Department of Mechanical Engineering
Samuel Ginn College of Engineering
1418 Wiggins Hall
(334) 844-4820
Dr. Hareesh Tippur
tippuhv@auburn.edu
Major/Concentration
Degree
Department/School
College
Location
Telephone
Graduate Program Officer
Natural Resources
(website)
MS, MNR School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences 3301 Forestry Wildlife
(334) 844-1054
Dr. B. Graeme Lockaby
lockabg@auburn.edu
Nursing, Nurse Educator
(website)
MSN School of Nursing 209 Miller Hall
(334) 844-6766
Dr. Barbara Wilder
wildebf@auburn.edu
Nursing, Primary Care Practitioner
(website)
MSN School of Nursing 209 Miller Hall
(334) 844-6766
Dr. Barbara Wilder
wildebf@auburn.edu
Nutrition
(website)
MS, PhD Department of Nutrition, Dietetics & Hospitality Management
College of Human Sciences
101F Poultry Science Building
(334) 844-3840
Dr. Ramesh Jeganathan
jeganrb@auburn.edu
Major/Concentration
Degree
Department/School
College
Location
Telephone
Graduate Program Officer
Pharmaceutical Sciences
(website)
MS, PhD Harrison School of Pharmacy 2316 Walker Building
(334) 844-4029
Dr. David Riese
hsoprgp@auburn.edu
Physical Activity & Health
(website)
MEd, MS School of Kinesiology
College of Education
175 Kinesiology Building
(334) 844-1429
Dr. Jared Russell
russej3@auburn.edu
Physics
(website)
MS, PhD Department of Physics
College of Sciences and Mathematics
219 Allison Labs
(334) 844-2943
Dr. J.J. Dong
jjdong@physics.auburn.edu
Plant Pathology
(website)
MS, MAg, PhD Department of Entomology & Plant Pathology
College of Agriculture
225 Life Sciences Building
(334) 844-2582
Dr. Leonardo De La Fuente
lzd0005@auburn.edu
Polymer & Fiber Engineering
(website)
MS, PhD Department of Chemical Engineering
Samuel Ginn College of Engineering
115 Textile Building
(334) 844-5439
Dr. Xinyu Zhang
xzz0004@auburn.edu
Poultry Science
(website)
MS, MAg, PhD Department of Poultry Science
College of Agriculture
301H Poultry Science Building
(334) 844-3272
Dr. Leonard Bell
bellleo@auburn.edu 
Probability and Statistics
(website)
MPS Department of Mathematics & Statistics
College of Sciences and Mathematics
221 Parker Hall
(334) 844-4290
Dr. Ulrich Albrecht
albreuf@auburn.edu
Psychology
(website)
MS Department of Psychology
College of Liberal Arts
227 Thach Hall
(334) 844-6471
Mr. Thane Bryant
bryangt@auburn.edu
Psychology, Cognitive & Behavioral
(website)
PhD Department of Psychology
College of Liberal Arts
227 Thach Hall
(334) 844-6471
Mr. Thane Bryant
bryangt@auburn.edu
Psychology, Industrial & Organizational
(website)
PhD Department of Psychology
College of Liberal Arts
227 Thach Hall
(334) 844-6471
Mr. Thane Bryant
bryangt@auburn.edu
Public Administration
(website)
MPA Department of Political Science
College of Liberal Arts
8030C Haley Center
(334) 844-6155
Dr. Kathleen Hale
halekat@auburn.edu
Public Administration & Public Policy
(website)
PhD Department of Political Science
College of Liberal Arts
7012 Haley Center
(334) 844-6170
Dr. Mitchell Brown
brown11@auburn.edu
Major/Concentration
Degree
Department/School
College
Location
Telephone
Graduate Program Officer
Real Estate Development
(website)
MRED Interdisciplinary Curriculum 503 Lowder Building
(334) 844-4060
Ms. Kim Kuerten
mred@business.auburn.edu
Rehabilitation Counseling
(website)
MEd, MS Department of Special Education, Rehabilitation, and Counseling
College of Education
2084 Haley Center
(334) 844-2123
Dr. Peggy Shippen
shippme@auburn.edu
Rural Sociology
(website)
MS Interdisciplinary Curriculum 306A Comer Hall
(334) 844-5682
Dr. Michelle Worosz
mrw0016@auburn.edu
Major/Concentration
Degree
Department/School
College
Location
Telephone
Graduate Program Officer
Sociology
(website)
MA Interdisciplinary Curriculum 7020 Haley Center
(334) 844-5080
Dr. Janice Clifford
cliffje@auburn.edu
Spanish
(website)
MA, MHS Department of Foreign Languages & Literatures
College of Liberal Arts
6066 Haley Center
(334) 844-5183
Dr. Jordi Olivar
jzo0007@auburn.edu
Statistics
(website)
MS Department of Mathematics & Statistics
College of Sciences and Mathematics
221 Parker Hall
(334) 844-4290
Dr. Ulrich Albrecht
albreuf@auburn.edu
Major/Concentration
Degree
Department/School
College
Location
Telephone
Graduate Program Officer
Technical & Professional Communication
(website)
MTPC Department of English
College of Liberal Arts
8058 Haley Center
(334) 844-9015
Dr. Jonathan Bolton
mtpc@auburn.edu
Major/Concentration
Degree
Department/School
College
Location
Telephone
Graduate Program Officer
Wildlife Sciences
(website)
MS School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences 3301 Forestry Wildlife
(334) 844-1054
Dr. B. Graeme Lockaby
lockabg@auburn.edu
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