Based on Google Search Operators: The Complete List (42 Advanced Operators), to find a word in the title, you use the operator intitle.
Find pages with a certain word (or words) in the title. For this example, any results containing the word “apple” in the URL will be returned.
To find two or more words in the title, you use ...
I have found this FireFox add-on to be just what I need, and is what I think what you're looking for. It adds Google Scholar as a search engine to Firefox, allowing you to type @scholar <your query> into the url bar and it redirects you to the Google Scholar results page with that query.