Youngstown State University, an urban research university, emphasizes a creative, integrated approach to education, scholarship, and service. The University places students at its center; leads in the discovery, dissemination, and application of knowledge; advances civic, scientific, and technological development; and fosters collaboration to enrich the region and the world.
YSU offers exceptional customer service and world class programs to our students. We focus on high-quality programs that assist students in the pursuit of career enhancement upon graduation.
In addition to being recognized nationally for programs with exceptional value, the Office of Distance Education at Youngstown State University offers accredited online degree programs for both bachelor's and master's students in fully online, highly 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 ensuring a high quality educational experience for our students.
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 career enhancement 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.
YSU offers a unique approach to student service with the The Student One Stop. This is a customer service area that works in support of the following offices: Financial Aid and Scholarships, which may be available to qualified students, Student Accounts and University Receivables, Records, and Registration. Our office and website are centralized locations where you can access and manage your financial accounts and academic records.