Welcome to the Office of Distance Education at YSU
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, 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.
Affordable Colleges Online ranks Youngstown State University as the 17th most affordable online college in the nation for 2016. YSU is the only university in Ohio on the list. Ranks are determined based on cost-to-quality criteria and metrics that compare the colleges of similar costs and quality.
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.
Online Degree Programs
Online Undergraduate Degrees:
Online Graduate Degrees:
YSU Office of Distance Education
Main Office, Room 207 Lincoln Building
Instructional Design & Development Center Lab
Room 108 Lincoln Building, 330-941-3244
Millie Rodriguez 330-941-1526
Student Support Specialist:
Jessica Chill 330-941-4000
Web Designer/Administrative Assistant:
Patty LaPresta 330-941-1516
Bill Swann 330-941-1535
Please e-mail Patty LaPresta with questions, problems or suggestions regarding the Office of Distance Education website.