University of Pittsburgh School of Education

Admissions for Early Intervention - Master of Education (MEd) with Autism Specialization

Admissions Requirements

  • Completed School of Education Admissions Application.
  • A non-refundable application fee of $50 (USD) by credit card, check, or money order payable to 'University of Pittsburgh'.
  • Transcripts of work done in all undergraduate and graduate study. An overall minimum QPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale for previous undergraduate work is required. (Provisional admission may be granted to individuals with a slightly lower QPA when professional experience and recommendations indicate an ability to pursue graduate level study.)
  • Official, third-party evaluation of all international transcripts for applicants who have not received a master's degree within the United States. We strongly recommend using World Education Services (WES) to complete this service.
  • A written statement of career goals and degree objectives.
  • Scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) for all applicants whose native language is not English and/or who have not finished academic degree requirements in an English-medium college or university.
  • Three letters of recommendation.


  • Fall Deadline: Priority given to applications received by March 1

Contact Information

Admissions Inquiries and General Information

School of Education
Admissions and Enrollment Services
5500 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
230 South Bouquet Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
PHONE: 412-648-2230
FAX: 412-648-1899
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