Youngstown State University

School of Graduate Studies and Research



1 University Plaza

Youngstown, OH 44555

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

Master’s degrees are offered in music education, music performance, music history, music theory/composition, and jazz studies through the Dana School of Music, which was founded in Warren, Ohio, in 1869 as Dana’s Musical Institute. A member of the National Association of Schools of Music, Dana currently enrolls 300 undergraduate and graduate students. The Dana School of Music is designated an All-Steinway School, featuring 68 Steinway pianos in addition to six mechanical action organs, two harpsichords, an electronic music laboratory, and 80 acoustically treated practice rooms, all housed in the $6 million Bliss Hall. In addition, the University library contains a large music section, especially notable for its collected and scholarly editions, while the Multimedia Center holds several thousand records, tapes, CDs, and practical edition scores.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Small City