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

Visit the Office of Graduate Studies website and submit the following:

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

You must also 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. (The system will automatically email the specified people and request that each upload the recommendation.)
  • Assistantship / Fellowship Application (optional) 
  • Writing Sample (Required)
  • Advisor Support Agreement (Required)

Start the Application Process at Graduate Studies