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SEU at Faith Church

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Southeastern University in Lakeland, Florida partners with Faith Church to offer students an affordable, accredited*, Christ-centered educational experience. With flexible class options and hands-on learning opportunities, Southeastern University provides students with a pathway to discover and develop their divine design.
Faith-Based Academics
We believe your story is part of a bigger purpose. Our classes are intentionally designed to prepare you for your career while offering insight through Biblically-based perspectives.
Experiential Learning
Sometimes the greatest learning environments are found outside of the classroom. We equip you to succeed in your chosen field through on-site practicum opportunities.
Christ-Centered Community
Our culture is all about people, and during your time as a student, we create experiences that allow you to interact with people from all walks of life.
Affordable + Accessible Higher
Education through SEU
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Top 25%
of universities in
affordability**
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Top 2%
fastest-growing private
universities in the U.S.**
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9,546
total student
enrollment 2018-19*
What Can I Study?
Master's Programs
Southeastern University’s Master of Arts (Theological Studies) degree is a 48 credit hour online program that provides a broad understanding of the systematic, historical, biblical, ethical, and practical theologies. Courses also cover how to interact critically with affirming and opposing theories. Graduates will gain sound theological education for church ministry or for teaching at secondary academies or at an undergraduate college level in the field of theological studies.
Southeastern University’s online Master of Divinity (MDiv) degree prepares students for ministry in professional settings and for doctoral education by providing a comprehensive understanding of theological commitments and practices of the church. Students will receive a strong foundation in various theological disciplines from a Pentecostal perspective, interact critically with affirming and opposing theories, and practice and reflect on theological commitments within various ministerial areas.
The Master of Science in Pastoral Care and Counseling degree uses theological principles and advanced counseling techniques to promote spiritual, emotional, physical and mental wholeness through Bible-based counseling and pastoral care. This online program consists of 36 credit hours, six of which are practicum courses. Note: Although the completion of this program may provide the credentials for career advancement within students’ church or private sector, it does not lead to state licensure as a clinical professional. Students are responsible for understanding their state’s pastoral counseling rules regarding a dispensation or exemption for clergy or those operating under the umbrella of a cognizable denomination or a church.
Tuition: $495.00
Tuition covers the cost of your classes only; books and fees are additional. Tuition is charged per credit hour.
Technology Fee: $350.00
The technology fee covers the cost of facilitating online classes. This is a flat rate per year.
Online Programs
Southeastern University’s Associate of Arts (AA) degree is created for students seeking an advanced curriculum without a declared field of study. This two-year, online program consists of 62 credit hours, with 50* credit hours designated to Foundational Core studies, such as courses in general education, biblical studies, and faith integration. Students must also complete 12 credit hours of general electives. With an AA degree, students have the necessary knowledge to continue their education with an advanced degree or pursue jobs such as a junior designer, human resources assistant, marketing assistant, or administrative assistant. *The Foundational Core Program includes the core learning components commonly accepted as foundational for a four-year baccalaureate degree by many colleges and universities. However, many bachelor degrees require specific prerequisites. Students should verify how their AA degree and classes transfer into their intended degree.
Southeastern University's Associate in Ministerial Leadership is an online degree that allows students to develop their knowledge of theology, the Bible, spiritual development, church ministry, leadership principles, and ecclesiastical operations. Students satisfy the credentialing requirements of ordination through the Assemblies of God as part of the program. All courses are transferable into Southeastern’s Bachelor of Science in Ministerial Leadership.
The Bachelor of Science in Digital Media & Design degree provides an overview of creative design and communication, including digital media, research and writing skills, digital design theory and application, marketing analytics, and web design. This online degree equips students to lead others and excel as a communicator, designer, and marketer. The program consists of 120 total credit hours: 56 credit hours of Foundational Core studies, 37 credit hours of major core courses, and 27 credit hours of general electives. The major core includes 19 credit hours of digital media core, 15 credit hours of digital design core, and three credit hours of digital media and design electives.
The Bachelor of Science in Ministerial Leadership — Biblical Studies track (BSMLB) provides a broad, robust foundation in theology, the Bible, spiritual development, church ministry, leadership principles, and ecclesiastical operations. This online program is a total of 122 credit hours, including 56 credit hours for Foundational Core courses, 24 credit hours of general electives, and 42 credit hours of ministerial leadership core courses. The final 18 hours of the BSMLB major core focuses on advanced study, interpretation, and application of the Bible in the context of the local church.
The Bachelor of Science in Ministerial Leadership — Christian Ministry track (BSMLM) provides a broad, robust foundation in theology, the Bible, spiritual development, church ministry, leadership principles, and ecclesiastical operations. This online program is a total of 122 credit hours. Fifty-six credit hours are designated to Foundational Core education in addition to 24 credit hours of general electives and 42 credit hours of ministerial leadership core courses. The final 18 hours of the BSMLM major core focuses on key pastoral competencies: sharing the Christian faith, preaching, church leadership, spiritual formation, and pastoral care.
The Bachelor of Science in Ministerial Leadership — Pastoral Care and Counseling track (BSMLP) provides a broad, robust foundation in theology, the Bible, spiritual development, church ministry, leadership principles, and ecclesiastical operations. This online program is a total of 122 credit hours: 56 credit hours for Foundational Core courses, 24 credit hours of general electives, and 42 credit hours of ministerial leadership core courses. The final 18 hours of the BSMLP major core is an interdisciplinary study in psychology, counseling, and pastoral care.
The Bachelor of Science in Ministerial Leadership — Worship Ministries track (BSMLW) provides a broad, robust foundation in theology, the Bible, spiritual development, church ministry, leadership principles, and ecclesiastical operations. This online program is a total of 122 credit hours: 56 credit hours for Foundational Core courses, 24 credit hours of general electives, and 42 credit hours of ministerial leadership core courses. The final 18 hours of the BSMLW focuses on preparing students to serve as worship pastors through studies in music theory, worship leadership, music composition, sound production, and music performance.
A Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership degree is suitable for those who desire to start or advance their career as a leader of a non-profit or business organization. Students will develop a strong understanding of leadership theories and practices that guide successful businesses. They will also have the opportunity to choose a minor to strengthen their skill set and gain an advantage in the marketplace such as a minor in business or journalism. This online program is a total of 120 credit hours: 56 credit hours for Foundational Core courses, and 37 credit hours of organizational leadership core courses, and 27 credit hours of general electives.
Tuition: $7,560.00
Tuition covers the cost of your classes only; books and fees are additional. Tuition is charged per credit hour. Tuition listed is based on 15 credits per semester (for 2 semesters) with the practicum scholarship applied.
Site Fee: $3,520.00
The site fee covers expenses related to student development and classroom facilities. The site fee is charged at a flat rate per semester. The annual fee (2 semesters) is listed.
Technology Fee: $350.00
The technology fee covers the cost of facilitating online classes. This is a flat rate per year.
Annual Total: $11,430.00
Want More Information?
Site Contact:
John Poston
jtposton@seu.edu
843.873.9128
Southeastern University
 is a Christ-centered institution of higher learning, based in Lakeland, Florida.
We are committed to providing a Christian college education designed to equip the next generation to go into the world as influential servant leaders in their careers and their communities. We extend this mission by partnering with churches and organizations to reach students where they live and work.
 
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