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July 1 deadline

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Degree program

Build a foundation in Biblical and ministerial studies by pursuing a degree from Southeastern University, a regionally accredited Christian institution. All degree classes are facilitated online.

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Non-degree program

Students enrolled in the non-degree program receive some of the same Biblical classes but will not receive academic credit for these classes. All classes are face-to-face.

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Admission requirements

*Required only for entrance into Waymaker and not SEU


  • Apply to Waymaker to be accepted.
  • Meet age recommendation of 18-24 years by the beginning of classes.
    • Applicants up to age 30 may be accepted on a case-by-case basis.
  • Be a committed follower of Christ.
  • Be a consistent and active member of a local church.
  • Demonstrate a sense of a call to vocational ministry (Ephesians 4:11-12).
  • Have a plan to cover all financial obligations including tuition and any required materials (see below)
  • Maintain a 2.0 or higher GPA


  • $45 non-refundable application fee
  • SEU degree program tuition:
  • Non-degree program tuition:
    • The cost is $2,355 per semester.
    • This can be paid at the start of the semester or in 3 monthly installments, beginning August 15.
  • Mission trip, books, and any practicum-specific costs are not included in tuition.

Waymaker application

Space is limited and on a first-come, first-served basis.

After completing the application and upon being accepted into the Waymaker School of Ministry, students will also need to apply to Southeastern University in order to enroll in the degree programs offered. Please refrain from applying to SEU until you have received confirmation of your acceptance into Waymaker.

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