Vanderbilt University’s Online Master's in School Counseling

Become a K–12 School Counseor

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 and experienced professionals, Peabody’s online M.Ed. program prepares students to earn their counseling license in public and private schools in order to serve students as dedicated K–12 school counselors.

Areas of Study

The program focuses on key skill areas, including:

  • Relationship development
  • Counseling program management
  • Social and emotional care
  • Counseling theory and practice

Program Features

Students in our online program will have a range of experiences to enhance their education and broaden their perspectives, including:

Weekly live online classes

Yearlong field-based internship

On-campus immersion experience

Networking opportunities with faculty and peers

24/7 student support services