Supported Employment in College:
Increasing Paid Employment for College Students with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Registration coming soon!

Course Overview

We are excited to offer this course which covers evidence-based employment practices. This self-paced course, which allows you to complete the content at your own pace, is designed to increase paid employment opportunities for college students with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Each lesson is crafted to provide content and resources to help you improve employment outcomes.


This course is targeted to any higher education professional working directly with students with I/DD, or who trains staff working directly with students with I/DD, and is looking to implement, increase, or improve paid employment and supports for their college students.

Course Lessons

  • Lesson 1: Quality Indicators and Values
  • Lesson 2: Getting to Know Your Students
  • Lesson 3: Campus Job Development
  • Lesson 4: Customizing Campus Employment
  • Lesson 5: Job Site Training
  • Lesson 6: Tips for Post-Graduation Success and Follow-up

Pace of the Course

This course is self-paced, allowing students to progress through the material at any speed they wish. The course is available online at all times and students may log in at their convenience to view content, listen to the lectures, and complete quizzes.

Course Requirements

To successfully complete to course, students must:

  • Review all lesson videos
  • Read all required readings
  • Complete each lesson's quiz

Optional activities, including additional resources and Expanding Your Knowledge activities are encouraged but not required for completion.

Course Certificate

After completing all course requirements, students will be able to download a printable certificate of completion.