Vanderbilt University


Master of Education in human development counseling

Peabody College at Vanderbilt University offers an online Master of Education (M.Ed.) in human development counseling with a specialization in school counseling. Designed for aspiring school counselors, the program prepares students to become professional K-12 counselors through rigorous and humanistic training models. The program prepares students for licensure in public and private schools.

Program Highlights

  • Attend live, face-to-face online classes every week and complete interactive course work from any Internet-enabled device.
  • Peabody Online students earn the same degree and have access to the same opportunities and resources as their on-campus peers.
  • Students are connected to local schools by our field experience specialists for hands-on training.
  • Collaborative immersion events on campus in Nashville, Tennessee.
  • Asynchronous and synchronous learning.
  • Full-time and part-time options available.
  • The GRE is required for applicants with an undergraduate GPA below 2.75.
Discover Vanderbilt University's Peabody Online

Weekly Live Classes:

Group discussions, evaluation of client-counselor interactions.

Self-Paced Coursework:

Asynchronous learning on track with your cohort.

Local Internship Placements: 

Clinical experience placement specialists.

Learn more about the online M.Ed. in counseling experience from Peabody Online.