Blended Evening Programs


SEU Ohio Campus offers the following as blended evening degree programs:

Bachelor of Science in Ministerial Leadership and

Bachelor of Science in Business & Professional Leadership.

These can be taken with a combination of Day or Online courses.

More programs may be available in the future.

Maybe you are called to pastor an entire congregation — or you have a passion for children’s ministry, missions or another part of the body of Christ. Either way, Southeastern’s ministerial leadership degree is designed to prepare you to serve in leadership and support roles at churches and other faith-based organizations around the world. Study online through our MyFire course portal, or come to our amazing Ohio campus once per week for evening classes. Not only will you study foundational subjects such as theology and church history but you will also specialize in your particular calling. You’ll develop a solid foundation of biblical interpretation, counseling and preaching as well as satisfy the educational requirements for credentialing within the Assemblies of God. In addition, you will study alongside faculty who have decades of practical ministry experience and are committed to sharing their knowledge and passion for ministry with you and your classmates.

Program Details
34 hours of ministerial leadership core
21 hours of biblical and theological studies
37 hours of general education
29 hours of electives

Total credit hours — 121

Sample Core Courses
Pastoral Theology I (PMIN 3533) — This course is an introduction to creative and effective communication techniques within children’s and youth ministries. It will examine basic principles of the teaching-learning process, the art of storytelling and a variety of other illustrative methods. This course requires careful study of and reflection on the appropriate biblical texts.

Organizational Leadership (PMIN 3833) — A theology of leadership is developed upon which current trends in church organization and leadership techniques are assessed. The history of organizational and management theory is developed, as well as organization, leadership and group process theories. Planning, programming, budgeting and evaluation are considered in relation to congregational programs. Other areas of management are presented on an introductory basis, such as planning and managing change in an organization, systems analysis, conflict management and review of leadership traits. This course requires careful study of and reflection on the appropriate biblical texts.

Church Business Administration (PMIN 4323) — A study of the various areas of pastoral responsibilities including board administrations and organizations, committee organization, leadership training, budgeting, financing, planning, auxiliary organizations and their relationship to total church program. This course requires careful study of and reflection on the appropriate biblical texts.

Multiple-Staff Ministry (PMIN 4423) — The meaning and forms of a multiple-staff ministry will be developed on biblical values, with the objectives of creating effective multiple-staff ministries and staff collegiality. The course assists the participant in the development of concepts and values that leads to commitments of shared ministry. Ways of dealing with concerns and issues that created conflict and interfere with staff collegiality are examined.

A business degree can open many doors for those looking to succeed in the fast-paced and competitive business world. Our hybrid program combines one night a week with online tools. Southeastern University’s Bachelor of Science in Business and Professional Leadership accomplishes that and more for students who want to enhance their career potential and understanding of effective business practices. Whether interested in business management, church leadership, government, police/military or nonprofit management, you will be equipped with the biblical and practical principles to succeed as an effective servant leader in your career field.

Program Details
36 hours of major core
55 hours of general education
30 hours of electives

Total credit hours — 121

Sample Core Courses
Principled Leadership (BPLE 2123) — This course will examine patterns and styles of leadership in a business environment from biblical and Christian perspectives. Special attention will be given to the development of a leader’s personal life, including spiritual formation; personal ethics; decision-making; and integrating faith, learning and work.

Cross-Cultural Leadership (BPLE 3003) — This course introduces students to the challenges and impact of leadership within a cross-cultural framework. It examines cultural values, practices and patterns of communication that exist within various cultures, with an emphasis on cultural intelligence.

Management Concepts (BPLE 3203) — This course introduces the basic concepts of management and covers the fundamentals of planning, organizing, leading and controlling organizations. The course emphasizes application and includes a case study presentation.

Legal Concepts in Business (BPLE 3403) — This course discusses legal principles that apply to normal business transactions, contracts, agency, property, insurance and torts.

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