Master of Arts in Autism Spectrum Disorder and Severe Intellectual Disabilities

Admission Requirements

  1. Evidence of ability to perform successfully in the academic program, as indicated by one of the following ways:
  2. Earned baccalaureate degree or its equivalent from a regionally accredited college or university.
    • An earned graduate degree from a regionally accredited college or university, 
      - or -
    • An undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher in all work attempted while registered as an upper division student working for a baccalaureate degree, 
      - or -
    • A GRE score of 154 (520 if taken before Aug. 2011) in Verbal Reasoning and Quantitative Reasoning score of 143 (480 if taken before Aug. 2011) and an Analytical Writing score of 4.5,
      - or -
    • Completion of 9 hours of specified graduate coursework in special education with a GPA of 3.0 or higher, and the endorsement of a Special Education faculty member.


Fall: February 15
Summer: February 15
Spring: October 15

Note: All admissions materials including the USF graduate admissions application, student transcripts and supporting documentation must be received by July 20, 2018 to be considered for the Fall 2018 semester.