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Department of Human and Organizational Development


The Department of Human and Organizational Development is a group of interdisciplinary programs that share a focus on organizations and the people who constitute them.

The department, in conjunction with the Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations, offers the undergraduate major in Human and Organizational Development. Within the major are tracks in Community Leadership and Development; Health and Human Services; International Leadership and Development; Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness; and Public Policy. There is a required internship for all HOD majors.

The department's graduate programs include: the master's in Human Development Counseling with specializations in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling (Pre K-12); master's in Community Development and ActionPh.D. in Community Research and Action; and the Online Master in Education in School Counseling

All departmental offices are located in the Mayborn Building on the Peabody campus. The main departmental office is located in Room 206; the graduate programs office is located in Room 102F; the undergraduate major office is located in Room 104; and the internship office is located in Room 104.

For additional information, please contact the department:

Vanderbilt University
Peabody #90
230 Appleton Place
Nashville, Tennessee 37203-5721
Telephone: (615) 322-6881
Fax: (615) 343-2661