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Southeastern University in Lakeland, Florida partners with Grace Family 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%
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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?
Standard Programs
Southeastern University’s Associate of Arts in Education (AA in Education) degree is designed for students who wish to acquire skills that are both foundational and will prepare them for opportunities in the field of education. This program consists of 62 credit hours. Over the course of three 16-week semesters, students will complete 47 credit hours of general education courses and 15 credit hours of education courses such as content and instructional design for educators, educational psychology, and children’s literature and development. (Please note that graduating from this program does not certify students as licensed educators in the state of Florida. However, it serves as an excellent segue into SEU’s bachelor of science in education degrees, which prepare students for state certification.)
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.
The Associate in Worship Ministries (AWM) is a two-year associate degree program that provides essential and foundational training for worship ministry opportunities. Student musicians are engaged in a broad and rigorous educational experience that will sharpen their musical and leadership skills, while simultaneously formulating a biblical worldview. All courses are transferable into Southeastern’s Bachelor of Science in Worship Ministries.
Southeastern University's Associate of 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.
BA in Humanitarian Compassion
A Bachelor of Business Administration degree covers fundamental business concepts, entrepreneurship, ethical business practices, teamwork, and leadership. Students will learn to communicate professionally, develop their management proficiency, and acquire other skills necessary to advance in a career of almost any field. This online program is a total of 120 credit hours: 56 credit hours of Foundational Core courses, 18 credit hours of business pre-core, 28 credit hours of business core, 6 credit hours of business electives, and 12 credit hours of general electives. Students also have the option to add a concentration in business leadership or marketing communication.
The Bachelor of Science in Business and Professional Leadership (BSBPL) degree is designed for working adults. It provides a combination of basic leadership theory and business managerial concepts to enable graduates to advance in their careers. This online program consists of 120 credit hours: 56 credit hours of general education courses, 37 credit hours of business and professional leadership courses, and 27 hours of general electives (or between 15 and 24 hours of practicum credit in ministry or the marketplace). While traditional business degrees prepare students for business and leadership careers, the BSBPL degree emphasizes the application of the soft-skills and the decision-making aspect of business to various professions.
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.
The partner site Bachelor of Science in Ministerial Leadership – Missional Leadership track degree program prepares students for ministry leadership—in local churches, faith-based non-profit organizations, and other ministry contexts—through an interdisciplinary curriculum of courses in foundational core (i.e., English, psychology, math, science, etc.), Bible, theology, ministry, and ministry practicum. The final 18 hours of the major core focuses global, entrepreneurial, strategic, and innovative missional leadership skills that can be applied in variety of missional contexts (i.e., global non-profit organizations, missionary ministry, local church ministry, etc.).
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: $8,136.00
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: $2,640.00
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: $11,126.00
Online Programs
The Bachelors of Science in Communication & Mass Media is an online degree intended for those seeking careers in journalism, public relations, social media marketing, public relations campaign management, and digital marketing. Students will learn to collect, convey, and edit information through print, documentaries, broadcast and online journalism, public relations, and advertising. This program is a total of 120 credit hours: 56 credit hours of Foundational Core courses, 25 credit hours of communication major core courses, and 24 credit hours of general electives. Students have the opportunity to refine how they communicate with international audiences though communication and photojournalism study abroad programs.
The Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice degree explores the history and practical applications of the criminal justice and criminological theories that shape the modern criminal justice system. Formatted entirely online, students will learn the relationship among the courts, law enforcement agencies, and correctional systems in addition to studying sociology, business law, human diversity, and the United States Constitution. They will also understand how to integrate their faith into their career, becoming servant leaders who will make ethical, informed decisions.This program consists of 120 credit hours: 56 credit hours of Foundational Core courses, 36 credit hours of criminal justice major courses, and 28 credit hours of general electives.
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 Human Services degree is ideal for students seeking careers that provide integrated services to individuals and families in need of assistance in settings that may include clinics, nursing homes, social services agencies, homeless shelters, substance abuse programs, and community organizations. This online degree consists of 121 credit hours total: 56 credit hours of Foundational Core courses, 36 credit hours of human services major core courses (which includes 6 credit hours of practicum), and 29 credit hours of general electives. Students will study topics such as case management, group development strategies, conflict resolution, research methods, program planning and evaluation, and how to integrate faith into their career. Please note: This is a non-clinical degree.
The Bachelor of Science in Psychology degree provides students with fundamentals in psychological and integration principles. Topics of study include personality, development, abnormal psychology, research methods, and more. Students will learn to incorporate their Christian faith into their work and prepare for paraprofessional fields that require a psychology or behavioral science degree. In addition, they will participate in supervised field experience and conduct and report empirical research in the field. This degree is also ideal for a student considering pursuing a master’s degree in a helping profession such as counseling. This online program is a total of 123 credit hours: 56 credit hours for Foundational Core courses, and 41 credit hours of psychology major core courses, 9 credit hours of psychology electives, and 17 credit hours of general electives.
Tuition: $8,136.00
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: $2,640.00
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: $11,126.00
Evening Programs
The Bachelor of Science in Business and Professional Leadership (BSBPL) degree is designed for working adults. It provides a combination of basic leadership theory and business managerial concepts to enable graduates to advance in their careers. This online program consists of 120 credit hours: 56 credit hours of general education courses, 37 credit hours of business and professional leadership courses, and 27 hours of general electives (or between 15 and 24 hours of practicum credit in ministry or the marketplace). While traditional business degrees prepare students for business and leadership careers, the BSBPL degree emphasizes the application of the soft-skills and the decision-making aspect of business to various professions.
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.
Tuition: $8,136.00
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: $2,640.00
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: $11,126.00
Master's Programs
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.
Southeastern University’s online Executive Master of Business Administration (MBA) program explores business strategy, human resources, and global social entrepreneurship. The 39 credit hour curriculum is rooted in a Christian worldview, blending relevant business experiences with moral and ethical teachings to prepare students for a successful career as a servant leader. While learning core business management skills, students will examine various leadership styles, traits, and skills from a holistic approach. They will also study the leadership of other cultures and discuss key similarities and differences in their communication styles, teamwork, and motivation. Coursework will also focus on the complications and strategies for effective human resource management as they relate to acquisition, management, and retention of an organization’s workforce. Through a capstone course, students will learn how to identify and assess key business issues and implement a strategic plan using ethical Christian ideals.
Through the online healthcare MBA program, you will explore fundamental business management principles as they pertain to the healthcare industry. Learn how to demonstrate effective communication, problem-solving and decision-making skills, along with business theory and applications in dynamic global environments. Grasp how to apply these business tools to various areas, including healthcare organization and governance, information technology, law, economics and finance, and quality management while exhibiting servant leadership in the workplace. In the program’s healthcare core courses, you will explore various healthcare principles and policies from a Christian worldview with a focus on organization, management, healthcare law, and legal policies. A capstone course requires completion of an action plan project that provides solutions to real-world healthcare administration issues. Graduates leave prepared to enter careers such as hospital administrator, practice manager, pharmaceutical project manager, healthcare business consultant and more.
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. Please Note: the tuition rate for the MBA is $525 per credit hour. The tuition rate for the MAML (Lead Institute) is $560 per credit hour.
Technology Fee: $350.00
The technology fee covers the cost of facilitating online classes. This is a flat rate per year.
 
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Dual enrollment at Southeastern University is an opportunity for high school students to earn college credit while also completing their high school requirements.
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Southeastern University is a Christ-centered institution of higher learning, based in Lakeland, Florida.
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