The Peabody College Online Doctor of Education

Lead Change at Your Organization

Ranked one of the top 5 education schools in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, Vanderbilt Peabody College of education and human development now delivers a doctor of education (Ed.D.) in leadership and learning in organizations online. ¹

Designed for experienced midcareer professionals, Peabody’s online Ed.D. prepares students with the practical skills to effectively lead in their organizations, implement systemic change and drive organizational growth.

Areas of Study

The program will help develop expertise in skill areas, including:
  • Leadership and decision making
  • Organizational development
  • Learning and design
  • Data and analytics

Program Features

Students in our online program will have a range of experiences to enhance their education and broaden their perspectives, including:

Weekly live online classes

On-campus convening in Nashville, Tennessee

Networking opportunities with faculty and peers

24/7 student support services

The online Ed.D. can be completed in three to four years.

¹ Vanderbilt University is ranked No. 4 for 2021 Best Education Schools according to U.S. News & World Report; Vanderbilt University is also ranked No. 15 for 2020 Best National Universities by U.S. News & World Report; Accessed May 2020.