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Expanding Career, Education, and Leadership for Students with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

The Excel Program offered by the Georgia Institute of Technology is a four-year college program for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) leading to two separate Certificates. The first is a Certificate in Academic Enrichment, Social Fluency and Career Exploration and the second is a Certificate in Social Growth, Leadership and Career DevelopmentExcel provides a structured, supportive, and inclusive postsecondary educational opportunity and addresses the full scope of the needs of this population from fundamental academics to social activities and vocational preparation. The program activities are categorized under one or more categories: academics, social fluency, independent living, career exploration, and development.

Learn More About Excel's Summer Academy!

Program Breakdown

First and Second Year: Academic Enrichment, Social Fluency, and Career Exploration

Third and Fourth Year: Social Growth, Leadership and Career Development

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Priority will be given to reviewing applications received before or on the October 31st 2017 deadline.  

Applicants who submit applications on or before the second deadline of November 15th, 2017 will be considered after the first round of applications has been processed.

Applications will continue to be accepted on a case by case basis after the second round of admissions.

Please call before submitting at 404-385-3884

About Excel

An overview of the Excel program at Georgia Tech.

Cost of Attendance

Details on program costs and additional expenses

Giving to Excel

Want to contribute to the Excel program? Details here!

Peer Support

Learn about the support the Excel program offers participants.

The Team

Learn about the people that make Excel possible here.


Want to get in touch with us? Details here!