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 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:  

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

Real-World Applications

At Peabody, we know how 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.

On-Campus Immersions and Convenings

All students will have the opportunity to meet peers and Peabody faculty, work with the career services team and explore the Vanderbilt University campus. M.Ed. students will meet on-campus for two immersions and Ed.D. students will convene on-campus three times.

Internship Field Experiences

M.Ed. students will complete three terms of internships with the help of a field experience specialist who will ensure you are properly connected to a local school for hands-on training.

Capstone Project

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.

WeWork Access Worldwide

All students will receive WeWork memberships. WeWork is a network of community-oriented coworking spaces with hundreds of locations worldwide. As a Peabody Online student, you will be able to reserve study spaces, connect with fellow students and professionals, and benefit from a wealth of amenities like Wi-Fi, coffee, and on-site support.

LinkedIn Premium Career Access

Peabody Online students will receive LinkedIn Premium Career access, allowing them to send InMail messages to hiring managers, receive interactive interview preparation, and gain additional skills with LinkedIn Learning. This benefit can help students grow in their current roles or find new positions.

Student Success and Career Services

As a Peabody College of education and human development student, you will receive immediate guidance throughout the program from our student success 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