Dean's Welcome

Welcome to the College of Graduate Studies at Youngstown State University!

YSU’s faculty is highly qualified and successful on a national level in research and publications. Our up-to-date programs offer the latest developments in research and technology. Most importantly we are an urban research university that highly values teaching. This means that the focus is on you and your professional development. Graduate programs are designed to provide student growth in both theory and practice. Field experiences are available and encouraged. In addition there are always opportunities for research with the faculty.

Our graduate faculty members are accessible both in and out of the classroom. This provides you with the professional and personal interaction needed to develop your potential in addition to increasing your career mobility. Whether you have a specific career path in mind, or are seeking broader professional growth, you’ll find solid educational value at Youngstown State University. We hope you will decide to pursue your graduate education here at YSU. You’ll find high quality graduate education at Youngstown State University.