Special Education- Learning Disabilities & Behavior Disorder

Graduate program offered by the UNT College of Education

At the doctoral level, emphasis is on broadening the scholars understanding of behavior and its impact on learning, ecological assessment, issues and emerging trends in the field of emotional/behavioral disorders, research and use of evidence-based practices, issues and practices in personnel development at the pre-service and graduate levels, components of effective programs and program evaluation and other topics relevant to the scholar’s terminal goals. Graduates of the PhD program typically assume positions in institutions of higher education and leadership roles in public and private schools.


  • Miriam Chacon Boesch
  • Pamela Peak
  • Melissa Savage