Online Graduate Degree Programs from Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College

Ranked as a top-10 education school in the nation by U.S. News & World Report in 2019,1 Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College of education and human development offers both its doctor of education (Ed.D.) and master of education in human development counseling programs online.

Two Degree Programs. One Common Goal.

Through Peabody Online, the college offers two distinct degree paths, each designed to help students develop individual competency in addressing the organizational and systemic challenges across a variety of contexts.

Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Leadership and Learning in Organizations

The Ed.D. in leadership and learning in organizations is for experienced mid-career professionals interested in gaining the critical leadership skills to effect change across different settings.

Learn more about the doctor of education program.

Master of Education in Human Development Counseling

The master of education in human development counseling is for students interested in becoming school counselors and making a meaningful difference in K–12 settings.

Learn more about the master of education program.

Upcoming Events

Attend an online event to learn more about Peabody Online.
Explore upcoming Ed.D. events.
Explore upcoming School Counseling events.

Application Deadlines

Apply by November 1 to join the January 2020 cohort.
See upcoming Ed.D. deadlines.
See upcoming School Counseling deadlines.

Take The Next Step

Now is the time to start your Peabody Online application or request additional information. Scholarships are available.

The Peabody Online Experience

As a Peabody Online student, you will be a full member of Vanderbilt’s community of ambitious learners and leaders. You will engage in live, face-to-face classes, connect with fellow classmates and faculty, and have access to dedicated student support no matter where you live.

Learn more about the student experience.

Our Supportive Faculty

Our multi-disciplinary faculty members are not only experienced professionals and experts in their fields, they are also mentors who are committed to helping students give back to their communities.

By working closely with each individual student, faculty members ensure that all students feel supported as they take the next steps in their careers.

Learn more about our faculty and leadership.

About Peabody College

Founded in 1785, Peabody College of education and human development is known as a world-class research institution dedicated to education, policy and public service. Ranked one of the nation’s best graduate schools of education in the country by U.S. News & World Report,1 Peabody College has a longstanding mission to make a meaningful difference in education.

Peabody College also offers graduate and doctoral degree programs on campus.

Learn about our on-campus programs.

Get Started

Find out how Peabody Online can help you achieve your career goals.

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