Frequently Asked Questions
- What degree can I receive if I attend the Academy for Community Inclusion?
- The Academy for Community Inclusion is a certificate program. Unlike a degree program, students will receive a certificate upon completion of their coursework instead of an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree.
- Are ACI credits transferable for use towards an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree?
- ACI credits only allow you the opportunity to earn credits towards certificates in the areas of supported employment, supported community access, and supported community living. They are not transferrable toward a bachelor’s degree.
- Do I need a standard high school diploma?
- No, however you must have exited the school district and have received a high school diploma or certificate of completion.
- Does the Academy provide one on one assistance?
- No, students must be capable of tending to their own personal care and needs.
- Do ACI students live on campus?
- A residential program option is not available at present time.
- How long will it take me to complete the program?
- An average of two years for each certificate or six consecutive semesters for one certificate. Yes, ACI students attend college in the summer!
- Who is the ideal candidate for the program?
- An individual with a diagnosed disability of intellectual or developmental disabilities who would not be eligible to participate in a degree seeking program even if accommodations are provided.