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May 12, 2017

Vanderbilt's Peabody College Now Accepting Applications for Online Offerings

NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Vanderbilt University's Peabody College of education and human development is now accepting applications for Peabody Online, the first online graduate and doctoral degree offerings from top-ranked Peabody College. The university is offering a Master of Education (M.Ed.) in human development counseling with a specialization in school counseling, and a Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in leadership and learning in organizations.

The M.Ed. in school counseling comprises 60 credit hours and is designed for aspiring school counselors who wish to work in K-12 settings. Through an interdisciplinary approach, the M.Ed. helps students develop a strong foundation in theories of human development and counseling practice which they can apply to real-world counseling programs. The degree also prepares students for licensure in public and private schools.

The Ed.D. in leadership and learning in organizations is designed for experienced leaders looking to drive impactful and systematic change in the workplace. Students will focus largely on data, analytics, and problems of practice, and emerge prepared to take on roles as effective leaders in organizational development across a myriad of industries in the public and private sector. Students will complete 54 credit hours of coursework and should possess a master's degree prior to enrollment.

Peabody Online's courses are designed and taught by Peabody College's nationally-recognized faculty. Students will use an advanced online learning platform and technology-enabled services delivered by 2U, Inc. (NASDAQ: TWOU), which include live, face-to-face online classes in an intimate seminar-style setting, as well as engaging, interactive course content.

The first application deadline is July 7, 2017, and the first cohort of students will begin classes in August. For more information, visit or contact an admissions counselor at

About Vanderbilt University and Peabody College
Vanderbilt, an independent, privately supported research university in Nashville, Tennessee, is internationally recognized and offers undergraduate programs in the liberal arts and sciences, engineering, music, education and human development, as well as a full range of graduate and professional degrees. The combination of cutting-edge research, liberal arts education, nationally recognized schools of law, business, medicine, nursing and divinity, and one of the nation's top-ranked graduate schools of education creates an invigorating atmosphere where students tailor their education to meet their goals and researchers collaborate to address the complex questions affecting our health, culture and society. Vanderbilt's Peabody College of education and human development is consistently ranked among the best graduate schools of education in the country. Its graduates go on to effect systemic change in schools, policy-making settings, social service agencies, and Fortune 500 companies. The college's interdisciplinary community supports highly selective graduate and professional programs, national research centers, and a unique practice-oriented undergraduate major in human and organizational development. Peabody is particularly known for its strength in educational leadership, psychology and human development, and special education.

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