Special Education - Intensive Intervention Design

The purpose of the Ph.D. program in educational studies focusing on intervention design is to prepare the next generation of special education leaders. These scholars will learn to design and develop cognitively enhanced intensive interventions for students with the most significant learning disabilities, especially in mathematics and writing. Scholars will be trained to prepare special education teachers to use effective evidence-based interventions.

Application to this program

Part 1:

Link to the Office of Graduate Studies Steps to Admission and submit the following:

  • Online application 
  • Transcripts 
  • TOEFL scores (International students only) (Institution code = 6877; Department code = 77) 
  • Financial Resource Certification (International students only)

Part 2:
After submitting the online application in Part 1, you will receive an e-mail notification with your new NU ID and a temporary password with instructions on how to setup your permanent password for MyRED. Now link to GAMES using your NU ID as login and MyRED password to complete the Department application. You must enter or upload the following: 

  • Resume/vita
  • Statement of purpose/ goals
  • Prerequisite courses
  • GRE scores (Institution code = 6877; Department code = 0620) 
  • Names and contact information for three references of your choosing. (GAMES will automatically email the specified people and request that each upload the recommendation to GAMES.)
  • Assistantship / Fellowship Application (optional) 
  • Writing Sample (Required)
  • Advisor Support Agreement (Required)

Start the Application Process at Graduate Studies