Office of Academic Affairs


The Provost is the Chief Academic Officer of the University, with responsibility for all of its academic operations.  Together with the Deans of the various colleges and the academic support staff, the Provost determines the academic strategy and priorities.  In partnership with faculty and staff, we coordinate faculty recruitment, academic program development and review, student success programs, research and economic development, international and global initiatives, and community outreach and service. Our objective is to help students achieve their highest level of success by developing and maintaining excellence throughout the university’s academic endeavors.

the Colleges at Youngstown State

Beeghly College of Education (commonly referred to as BCOE)

  • Counseling, School Psychology and Educational Leadership
  • Teacher Education

Bitonte College of Health and Human Services (BCHHS)

  • Criminal Justice & Forensic Sciences
  • Health Professions
  • Human Ecology
  • Kinesiology & Sport Science
  • Military Science
  • Nursing
  • Physical Therapy
  • Social Work

Cliffe College of Creative Arts and Communication (CCAC)

  • Art
  • Communication
  • Dana School Of Music
  • Theatre and Dance

College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (CLASS)

  • Economics
  • English
  • Geography and Urban-Regional Studies
  • History
  • Philosophy & Religious Studies
  • Politics and International Relations
  • Psychology
  • Sociology, Anthropology, and Gerontology
  • World Languages and Cultures

College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)

  • Biological Sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Civil / Environmental & Chemical Engineering
  • Computer Science & Information Systems
  • Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • Engineering Technology
  • Geological & Environmental Sciences
  • Mathematics & Statistics
  • Mechanical, Industrial, and Manufacturing Engineering
  • Physics & Astronomy

Williamson College of Business Administration (WCBA)

College of Graduate Studies

Honors College

Youngstown State Online (distance education)