Vanderbilt Kennedy Center

Next Steps at Vanderbilt University

Next Steps at Vanderbilt University is a 2-year nonresidential certification program for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities, providing individualized Programs of Study in the areas of education, social skills, and vocational training.


New: Next Steps at Vanderbilt is now a Comprehensive Transition Program designated by the U.S. Dept. of Education. This status recognizes the program’s merits and allows eligible students to apply for Federal Financial Aid for tuition assistance.

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