Southeastern University

Lakeland, FL

Southeastern University

Lakeland, FL

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Undergrad Health & Medicine Christian Life Performing Arts Visual Arts Education

Transforming Minds. Engaging Culture.

Choosing the right college isn’t just about getting an education. It’s about finding a place that gets you ready for a career and a lifetime of service to others.

Southeastern University gives you the foundation needed to succeed in life, not just at work. SEU has more than 100 degree programs to choose from as well as a real community where you’ll build relationships that will last a lifetime.

Our campus is growing!
We recently opened our 125,000-sq. ft. Buena Vida live/learn facility, which includes new residence halls, visual and performing arts spaces, a Bloomberg financial lab, and a food court. Our brand-new welcome center will open in 2020.

Education opportunities
If you’re called to teach, you’ll have an opportunity to be an example of Christian love and integrity every day. In the College of Education, we believe that teachers are world changers, and our degree programs prepare you to be just that.

Bachelor of Science in Communication Sciences & Disorders
SEU is proud to provide training in this critical career area, where you can make a difference for students with speech, language, or hearing disorders. The Communication Sciences and Disorders program follows the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association guidelines.

ESE 4+1
Students who are pursuing the field of Exceptional Student Education (ESE) have the unique opportunity to pursue their degree in our ESE 4+1 format, which allows them to graduate with both their bachelor’s and master’s degrees in ESE by adding just one additional year to their undergraduate studies.

Master’s programs
From Literacy Education to Educational Leadership, every educational graduate degree program at SEU is specifically designed to give you tools to apply in your current position as you learn them. The teaching and support of our distinguished faculty will serve you well as you advance in your career.

Pathways School of Excellence
Pathways School of Excellence at SEU is the first university-based school in Polk County, Florida, dedicated to serving middle school and high school students with special needs. SEU students have the privilege of volunteering alongside professional teachers in these classrooms, learning how to serve and improve the education of these young people.

Spiritual life
Your spiritual development is the very core of our mission. Through chapel services, mission trips, community outreach, faith integration in the classroom, and much more,your faith will be strengthened daily.

SEU Worship
Our student-led music ministry—SEU Worship—writes, performs, and professionally produces original worship songs every year. As of December 2019, SEU Worship had reached more than 26 million streams on Spotify.

Value
College is a significant investment, and we provide numerous financial aid options to make SEU accessible to all students. Our average SEU award is $17,000, and more than 98% of our students receive financial aid. In fact, we awarded more than $29.4 million in scholarships in the 2018–2019 academic year alone.

Central Florida location
Our campus is in sunny Lakeland, Florida, where students enjoy great weather and outdoor activities all year. Lakeland is centrally located near theme parks, beaches, and more.

9,800+
student enrollment 

58%
female students

42%
male students 

1061
average SAT

21
average ACT 

$17,000
average award amount

23:1
student-faculty ratio 

Education Degrees
• Communication Sciences & Disorders
• Early Childhood Education
• Elementary Education
• Exceptional Student Education (ESE)
• Music Education
• Secondary Education

Featured

Undergraduate Degrees
• Accounting
• Aviation Management
• Biblical Studies
• Biochemistry
• Biochemistry/Research
• Biology (Dentistry, Medical Sciences, Pharmacy, or Veterinary)
• Broadcasting
• Business & Professional Leadership*
• Business Administration*
• Business Studies
• Children, Youth & Family Ministries
• Church Music
• Communication
• Communication & Mass Media*
• Communication Sciences & Disorders
• Creative Writing (BFA)
• Criminal Justice*
• Criminal Justice & Legal Studies
• Criminal Justice & Organizational Leadership
• Criminal Justice & Social Work
• Digital Journalism
• Digital Media & Design*
• Early Childhood Education
• Elementary Education (K-6)
• English
• English & Intercultural Studies
• Exceptional Student Education (ESE)
• Film Production
• Finance
• Graphic Design
• History
• Human Services*
• Intercultural Studies
• International Business
• Kinesiology (Exercise Science, Physical Education, Pre-athletic Training, Pre-occupational Therapy, or Pre-physical Therapy)
• Legal Studies
• Management
• Marketing
• Mathematics
• Mathematics/Actuarial Science
• Mathematics/Biostatistics
• Media Ministry
• Ministerial Leadership*
• Multidisciplinary Studies
• Music
• Music Business
• Music Education
• Music Performance (Instrumental, Piano, or Voice)
• Nursing (BSN or RN-to-BSN*)
• Organizational Leadership
• Political Science
• Practical Ministries
• Psychology*
• Public Relations
• Secondary Education (Biology, English, Mathematics, or Social Science)
• Social Work
• Sport Management (Business, Coaching, Kinesiology, Outdoor Leadership, or Physical Education)
• Tourism & Hospitality Management
• Visual Arts
• Worship Ministries

Master’s Degrees
• Art of Design Management
• Business Administration* (MBA: Executive, Global, Healthcare Administration, Missional Leadership, or Sport Management)
• Educational Leadership*
• Elementary Education*
• Exceptional Student Education (ESE)*
• ESE/Educational Therapy*
• Family Ministry*
• Human Services*
• International Community Development*
• Kinesiology
• Leadership*
• Literacy Education*
• Master of Divinity*
• Ministerial Leadership*
• Ministerial Leadership (Executive)**
• Pastoral Care & Counseling*
• Professional Counseling**
• Social Work (MSW)**
• Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
• Theological Studies*

Doctoral Degrees
• Doctor of Education* (Curriculum & Instruction or Organizational Leadership)
• Doctor of Ministry**
• Doctorate in Strategic Leadership**
• PhD in Organizational Leadership**

  * Available in the evening and/or online
** In-person cohort format with online coursework


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