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Academic Departments

Department of Human and Organizational Development

The Department of Human and Organizational Development (HOD) is a group of interdisciplinary programs that share a focus on organizations and the people within them.

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Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations

The Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations (LPO) is among an elite few academic departments in the nation offering opportunities to study with internationally renowned faculty in K-12 and higher education administration, education policy, and leadership and organizational performance.

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Department of Psychology and Human Development

The Department of Psychology and Human Development is a group of scholars who work to increase understanding of basic psychological functioning in family, school, and other social contexts that influence development.

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Department of Special Education

Ranked as the #1 Special Education Program in the nation by U.S. News & World Report for more than a decade, this department has long been a leader both in research and practice. The Department of Special Education ranks first in scholarly production and is a leader in equipping special educators to deliver high-quality educational experiences for students with disabilities.

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  • Special Education (B.S.)
  • Special Education (M.Ed.)
    Early Childhood, High Incidence Disabilities, Severe Disabilities, and Visual Disabilities
  • Special Education (Ph.D.)
    Early Childhood, High Incidence Disabilities, Severe Disabilities, and Visual Disabilities

Department of Teaching and Learning

Peabody College's Department of Teaching and Learning offers degree programs at the graduate, professional, and undergraduate levels that will prepare you to make a positive difference in the lives of learners.

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