Graduate Programs

BYU's English Graduate Programs

Brigham Young University offers Masters programs for those wanting to pursue a graduate degree in either English or Creative Writing.

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MA English

English M.A. graduates produce scholarly work suitable for professional conference presentation, academic publication, and other forms of professional discourse that fit their post-graduate plans.

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MFA Creative Writing

Creative Writing M.F.A. graduates produce work suitable for public presentation, publication, and other forms of creative expression that fit their post-graduate plans.

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MA and MFA Application Requirements

Here are some helpful hints for putting together your application to BYU's English Graduate Programs

Application Requirements

Graduate Instructorships

Acceptance in the English graduate program is not a guarantee of a teaching position, but this information will help improve your chances. A few graduate students from other disciplines are also invited to apply.

If you are interested in applying for the program and have worked for the LDS Church or any affiliated company in the last 6 months, please contact Shawna Walker at 801-422-3054 or

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Funding Your MA or MFA

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Graduate Mentorships

Each year, the department offers a handful of graduate research and graduate teaching mentorships, contingent upon Graduate School funding and applications from sponsoring faculty members.

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International Student Information

Additional information for international applicants

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MA Travel Form

Travel Form

MFA Travel Form

MFA Travel Form


English Graduate Program Manager
4166 JFSB
Provo , Utah , 84602
(801) 422-8673

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