ABOUT DLC

Discovery Leadership College (DLC) is the perfect opportunity to learn more about Ministry Leadership. By taking fully accredited college courses through Southeastern University you will be building a solid biblical foundation combined with leadership and ministry training. This program equips you to make a difference in your community and in the local church.

HOW IT WORKS:

3 PART PROGRAM

Discipleship

Practicum

academics

Southeastern University in Lakeland, Florida partners with Discovery Church to host an instructional site on our church campus. Southeastern University offers excellent college education for an affordable price and is regionally accredited. In addition to Southeastern University coursework, students will choose between a Worship/Production Track, Creative Track, Youth Track, Kids Track, or a Pastoral/Leadership Track that gives them focused training in their ministry of passion and calling.

SEMESTER BREAKDOWN

Fall Semester: August 27th - December 14th, 2019

DEGREE PROGRAMS

The following degree programs are offered at Discovery Leadership College in partnership with Southeastern University:

ASSOCIATE DEGREES:

Associate of Arts, General Education

Associate of Ministerial Leadership

BACHELOR DEGREES:

Bachelors of Business Administration (TBA)

Bachelor of Science Ministerial Leadership

Bachelors of Science in Digital Media & Design (TBA)

Each semester, an additional three credits will be granted as practicum credit at no charge to the student.

(For AA Students only).

 PROGRAM DURATION

The program is designed to be a 2-year program contingent upon students completing their degree. We highly recommend that students complete at least 1 year (2 Semesters) of Discovery Leadership College at minimum. New class enrollment opens at the beginning of each semester.

WEEKLY SCHEDULE (12-15 hours of Practicum / week)

WEDNESDAY (8:30am-2pm) Emphasis: Leadership Chapel & Academic Hour

2nd or 4th SATURDAY  Emphasis: Community Outreach

Saturdays off with the exception of the 2nd & 4th Saturday of every month for Community Outreach at Dream Center Bakersfield.

SUNDAY: Sunday Services: Southwest - 8AM / 9:30AM / 11AM / 12:30PM / 6PM, Downtown - 9:30AM / 11AM, Northwest - 10AM

Students required to serve and attend three services on a Sunday (schedule determined by DLC Staff). 

**Schedule is subject to change


TUTION COST

Tuition is $9,420/Year or $4,710/semester.

TUITION BREAKDOWN:

Tuition: $6,600 annually

Technology Fee: $300 annually

Site Fee: $2,520 annually

Total: $9,420

FINANCIAL AID

Because Southeastern University is a regionally accredited institution, its partnership with Discovery Leadership College enables enrolled students to pay for their college experience using federal financial aid (based on eligibility). More information available at: partners.seu.edu/financial-aid-steps