Applicant Types

  • 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 at ApplyYourself.
  2. Joint Degree Graduate Applicants
    • 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.
    • Current Joint Programs:
      • Law, MBA, MAcc, MPA
      • MBA, Mechanical Engineering, School of Technology (Manufacturing)
  3. Integrated Graduate Applicants
    • Applicants seeking to complete an integrated degree must be recommended internally to an integrated program from within their current BYU undergraduate program.
    • Current Integrated Programs
      • Statistics, MAcc, MISM
  4. Law School Applicants
    • Applicants seeking to complete a Juris Doctorate or LLM must apply directly through the law school on their website.
  5. Graduate Certificate Applicants
    • The university offers limited one year graduate certificate programs. Applicants must apply online at ApplyYourself.
  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 on their website.