The Peabody Online Student Experience
Peabody Online delivers a personalized online learning experience designed to equip you with the resources and support to succeed. As a student in one of our programs, you will be a full member of the Peabody College community of ambitious and accomplished professionals with access to the same level of support and networking opportunities as our on-campus students.
Personalized Learning – Delivered Online
Through our online programs, you will learn in an intimate and interactive learning environment that includes personal face time with peers across the nation and Peabody faculty. Our weekly, live classes foster rich discussions so you can gain insights from professionals in your field while developing strong connections that will last.
Developed by Peabody faculty and world-class content developers, our online programs also feature:
Self-paced, interactive coursework, accessible 24/7 via mobile or desktop
Recorded lectures, case studies and collaborative projects
Weekly discussions on relevant topics in your field
Social tools to facilitate peer-to-peer and peer-to-faculty relationships
At Peabody, we know how important it is to be an active learner and gain hands-on experience. Our online programs include real-world experiences that ensure you can apply what you learn to your career — whether your goal is to become a school counselor, organizational leader or education administrator.
Immersion Event in Nashville
All students will have the opportunity to meet peers and Peabody faculty, work with the career services team and explore the Vanderbilt University campus.
Practicum and Internship
M.Ed. students will complete a practicum and year-long internship with the help of a placement specialist who will ensure you are properly connected to a local school for hands-on training.
Ed.D. students will complete a capstone project in their final year of study. Students will apply the analytical skills and contextual knowledge they have developed in the program to organizational challenges and problems of practice.
Student Support and Career Services
As a Peabody College of education and human development student, you will receive immediate guidance throughout the program from our student support team. Through our dedicated services, you will have the academic and career support you need to achieve your long-term goals.
Our support teams will help you:
- Understand admissions requirements
- Determine and meet your academic goals
- Navigate the online classroom and technical issues
- Strategize for career success