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Master’s & Doctoral

Admission Process

Graduate students are those seeking a degree at the master’s or doctoral level. These degrees are offered online, on our main campus in Lakeland, Florida, or in a hybrid format. Here’s your step-by-step guide for a successful application process. Click on any step for details.

1. Explore Degree Options

SEU offers more than 25 graduate degrees in ministry and theology, business and leadership, education, behavioral and social sciences, and nursing.

2. Complete the Application

Our application is designed to guide you through the admission process step-by-step. Simply choose the type of program you’re interested in and follow the prompts.

You’ll be given a personalized application link when you’re done, so be sure to save it.

Note for Students with Disabilities
Southeastern University is committed to ensuring equal access to all programs for people with disabilities. If you would like to receive accommodations while attending Southeastern University, please contact the SEU Office of Academic & Auxiliary Services at or 863.667.5283. Visit for our policies and additional information.
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3. Submit Your Required Documents

Admission requirements vary for each program type. Review the details at the link below, and use your personalized application link to submit your documents so we can process your application.

SEU Alumni — Your transcripts are already on file, saving you step in the admission process.

4. Start the Financial Aid Process

While your application is being processed, be sure to begin the steps necessary to secure financial aid. SEU makes a Christian graduate-level education accessible and affordable. Learn more here.

5. Save Your Spot

If you’re accepted, follow the steps in your acceptance email to save your spot and register for your classes. Check out these additional steps below to begin preparing for the start of your classes. Welcome to the Fire Family!

We’ll email your SEU ID number to you once you save your spot. Use it to set up your access to SEU’s campus systems and your new SEU email account. Get additional help here.
(Pro tip: Check your SEU email often!)

This step requires you to first set up your student account access (see above). 

  • Log in to the SEU OneLogin Dashboard and choose MyPortal (JICS) to register for classes. You’ll see which classes are available, search for textbooks, view your course schedule, and more.
  • Your degree audit, located within MyPortal, will list the classes you have already taken (if any) and those you still need to complete to qualify for graduation.
  • To view your degree audit once you are logged in to MyPortal (JICS):
    1. Click the Student tab and then Degree Info
    2. Within the Degree Audit Portlet, click View All Details.
    3. Click Recalculate Student Progress and then Grad Report

Watch this video for additional help with the process. You can also connect with your program chair or the Office of the Registrar.

Be sure to complete the financial aid process if you haven’t already, and follow these steps to pay your bill before classes begin.