Become a K–12 School Counselor

Online Master’s with School Counseling Specialization

Ranked one of the top education schools in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College now offers its master of education (M.Ed.) in human development counseling with a specialization in school counseling online.

Designed for aspiring K-12 school counselors and experienced professionals, Peabody’s online M.Ed. program prepares students to effectively manage counseling programs, guide K-12 students during their most impressionable years and earn their counseling license in public and private schools.

Program Features

The M.Ed. program features a range of opportunities for students to broaden their perspective and advance their current skillset. Features include:

Weekly, live online classes taught by Vanderbilt faculty

Yearlong field-based internship for hands-on training

On-campus immersion experiences in Nashville, Tennessee

Networking opportunities with faculty and peers

24/7 access to student support for academic and technical needs

Dedicated career services to help you meet your professional goals