The Office of Distance Education at Youngstown State University supports a variety of accredited degree programs for both bachelor's and master's students in fully online, convenient formats.

As an office that supports both students and faculty, we have complementary mission statements that can direct the efforts equally for both populations.

Students:   The Office of Distance Education at YSU will support the delivery of high-quality, accredited, fully online degree programs, and provide world-class customer service to assist in the gainful employment of YSU online learners.

Faculty:   The Office of Distance Education at YSU will support and assist in the creation, delivery, training, and student support for our faculty teaching distance learners in all online degree programs offered.


Badges of Excellence

YSU ranked one of best online colleges in Ohio. YSU is a member of the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements YSU named Best for Vets College 2019 YSU selected as having the best online master's degrees by Most Affordable
YSU's online Criminal Justice program named in top 25 of the most affordable. YSU's Online MBA named best degree programs for 2019 YSU's Online MSCJ named best degree programs for 2019 YSU's Health and Human Services Master's Top Pick 2018
YSU's online Financial Econ program selected one of the best. YSU named Top Degrees Public Grad School 2019 YSU named Top Degrees Grad School in Ohio 2019 YSU named Top Degrees Grad School 2019

 Please use this site to learn about our services and all of our online undergraduate and online graduate degree programs. For even more details about any one of our accredited online degrees, please click below to request additional information.

Request Information

What's it like taking online classes?

Military Applicants