Ohio State University - Nisonger Center

The TOPS Program at The Ohio State University Nisonger Center offers individuals ages 18 and older with intellectual and developmental disabilities an unique opportunity to engage in Ohio State academic coursework and work experiences while developing independent living skills and participating in campus and community organizations, social activities, and events.


The TOPS Program is a 2-year portfolio or 4-year certificate program that focuses on 4 basic transition areas: Academics, Employment, Independent Living, and Self-Determination Student Development.

The TOPS program is not a degree granting program but a catalyst for employment and/or a bridge to degree granting programs.


Provider Information

(614) 685-3192
1581 Dodd Drive Columbus, Ohio 43210-1257