2023 BYU Pathway Worldwide

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BYU Pathway Worldwide
BYU Pathway Worldwide

BYU Pathway Worldwide | BYU Pathway Portal

BYU-Pathway Worldwide was created to serve online students. It provides access to online certificates and degrees in association with BYU-Idaho and Ensign College. BYU Pathway Worldwide provides access to spiritually based degrees completely online at an affordable price.

Degrees are awarded by BYU-Idaho and Ensign College, while BYU-Pathway provides the resources to help you succeed.

2023 BYU Pathway Worldwide Application Important Dates

  • Spring Semester (Begins in April) : March 28
  • Fall Semester (Begins mid-September) : August 22
  • Winter Semester (Begins in January) : December 12

We encourage you to apply as early as possible in order to have time to receive other services you may need, such as financial aid, transfer credit evaluation, and advising, as well as better course selection. After accepting your offer of admission, you will have until Day 8 of the term to register for courses.

Eligibility Requirements to get admission in BYU-Pathway Worldwide in 2023

The following are requirements for admission to BYU-Pathway Worldwide:

  • Be a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints or have a close tie to the Church
  • Be at least 17 years old (with secondary school completion or equivalent) or over age 18 (with or without a secondary school completion or equivalent)
  • Attend weekly gatherings during the first three terms of your degree program
  • Strive to live by the CES Honor Code*
  • Be capable of university-level academic work
  • Complete an English proficiency assessment (for non-native English speakers)
  • Have daily access to a computer with high-speed internet and webcam/video chat capabilities

After the first six courses of your degree program (also known as PathwayConnect), you will need to have fulfilled the following requirements:

  • Earn a minimum 3.0 (“B”) cumulative GPA in your first three academic courses
  • Meet with your local Church leaders for a worthiness interview to get an ecclesiastical endorsement
  • Be in good standing (academic and financial) at any institution of higher learning previously attended
  • Be clear of any unresolved legal action (probation, fines, listed on a registry, etc.)

BYU Pathway Connect

BYU PathwayConnect is the best start to your degree.

PathwayConnect, also known as Pathway, is the recommended start to every degree. Offered at a significantly reduced cost, Pathway lasts less than a year and includes foundational academic and religion courses — completely online — that help students see increased success. No ACT/SAT required for admission!

The role of BYU-Pathway Worldwide compared with the role of BYU-Idaho and Ensign College.

BYU-Pathway:

  • Access to mentors
  • Advising tailored to online students
  • Extra support through weekly gatherings during a student’s first year
  • Online help center

BYU-Idaho and Ensign College:

  • Build courses that teach marketable skills in the areas of business, communication, health, and technology
  • Award certificates and accredited degrees
  • Hire and support instructors who are experts in online course delivery

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):

How BYU Pathway benefits students?

BYU Pathway helps students increase their confidence, Spirituality and Skills.

In which categories the certificates and degrees are awarded by BYU Pathway Worldwide?

There are 6 categories in which the certificates and degrees are awarded –

  1. Business
  2. Technology
  3. Communication
  4. Health
  5. Family
  6. Professional Studies

Which institute provides the degree?

All online degrees in the Church Educational System (CES) are built and offered by BYU-Idaho and Ensign College.

Which institute provides the resources to students?

BYU Pathway Worldwide provides the resources and support to students.

Will Degrees Be Available From Other CES Institutions?

Currently, all online degrees in the Church Educational System are built and offered by BYU-Idaho and Ensign College.

Is BYU Pathway accredited?

No, BYU-Pathway is not an accredited university, but they provide unique services that streamline the online student user experience and enhance the quality and reach of the online offerings of CES institutions of higher education.

Who qualifies for BYU Pathway in 2023?

For BYU-Pathway’s PathwayConnect, students entering their first semester are automatically registered for their courses when they accept their offer of admission. For the second and third semester of courses, students register in the BYU-Pathway Portal by logging in at byupathway.org/sign-in.

For students who have completed PathwayConnect — or did not participate in PathwayConnect — and are pursuing their degree:

  • BYU-Idaho: Students can register for courses in the Degree Planner (located inside the BYU-Pathway Portal).
  • Ensign College: Students can register for courses by accessing the BYU-Pathway Portal and clicking “Edit” next to the “Courses” section

Can People Who Are Not Members Of The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-Day Saints Participate?

Yes, individuals of all faiths are welcome to enroll. Applicants who are not members of the Church will pay 25% higher tuition and must also meet all other admission requirements

Is BYU Pathway worth it?

BYU Pathway Worldwide is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED program.

BYU Pathway helps students build confidence by teaching core academic and life skills in a supportive environment. They also promote friendship and camaraderie through interactions with other students.

The program is made in such a way and so easy so that anyone even if you have a very busy work or family life, you can do it from anywhere in the world. It only takes a few hours each week.

What is the best way to start my degree at BYU Pathway Worldwide

BYU PathwayConnect is the best start to your degree.

PathwayConnect, also known as Pathway, is the recommended start to every degree. Offered at a significantly reduced cost, Pathway lasts less than a year and includes foundational academic and religion courses — completely online — that help students see increased success. No ACT/SAT required for admission!

The preferred start to a degree begins with Pathway Connect, which includes foundational academic and religion courses that help students see increased success. All courses count toward your degree.

What are the 2023 Application Deadline?

  • Spring Semester (Begins in April) – March 28
  • Fall Semester (Begins mid September) – August 22
  • Winter Semester (Begins in January) – December 12

How Do I Register For Courses?

For BYU-Pathway’s PathwayConnect, students entering their first semester are automatically registered for their courses when they accept their offer of admission. For the second and third semester of courses, students register in the BYU-Pathway Portal by logging in at byupathway.org/sign-in.

For students who have completed PathwayConnect — or did not participate in PathwayConnect — and are pursuing their degree:

BYU-Idaho: Students can register for courses in the Degree Planner (located inside the BYU-Pathway Portal).

Ensign College: Students can register for courses by accessing the BYU-Pathway Portal and clicking “Edit” next to the “Courses” section