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Applicant Types

There are many types of graduate student applicants. Before you begin the application process, please read over the list below and determine which type of applicant you are.

  1. New Graduate Applicants – Certificate/Masters/Doctoral
    • Applicants seeking regular admission into either a masters or doctoral program must apply online here.
  2. Joint Degree Graduate Applicants
    • Current Joint Programs:
      • Law & MBA or MAcc or MPA
      • Law & Educational Leadership
      • MBA & Mechanical Engineering
      • MBA & Manufacturing Engineering
    • Applicants seeking to complete a joint degree must apply and be accepted to both graduate programs and also complete GS Form 5 after they are formally admitted.
  3. Integrated Graduate Applicants
    • Current Integrated Programs
      • Accounting (MAcc), Athletic Training, Chemical Engineering, Information Systems Management (MISM), Mechanical Engineering, Statistics.
    • MAcc & MISM
      • Applicants seeking to complete an integrated degree in either the MAcc or MISM programs must currently be enrolled as undergraduate BYU students in those programs, must be recommended for admission by their undergraduate programs, and are required to complete the GS Form 5.
  4. Law School Applicants
    • Applicants seeking to complete a Juris Doctorate must apply directly through the law school website.
  5. Graduate Certificate Applicants
    • The university currently offers a Graduate Certificate in Museum Practices.
    • This one year certificate program must be completed concurrently with an underlining Masters program, wherein applicants must first apply online and be recommended for admission to their respective Masters program, before being considered for the certificate program too.
  6. Former Students
    • Applicants seeking to resume their graduate studies after having separated from the university must contact their graduate program and initiate an “Application to Resume Graduate Study” on GS Form 6.
  7. Non Degree Seeking Students – Apply to Post Baccalaureate Studies
    • Applicants who have already earned a bachelor's degree and are not currently enrolled in a graduate program but wish to enroll in select classes may apply through BYU Post Baccalaureate Studies website.