At Southeastern University, we transform students into trusted leaders with the knowledge and skills it takes to make a lasting impact on their industries and a positive difference in the world.

Our accelerated online BS in Business Leadership degree combines soft skills and business managerial concepts to enable graduates to advance in their careers and achieve their long-term goals. Whether you’re interested in a rewarding position in business management, church leadership, finance or nonprofit management, the online BS in Business Leadership degree will equip you with the practical and biblical principles that are essential to success as an effective servant leader in your field.

Designed for working individuals, the online BS in Business Leadership degree features a curriculum that provides the core principles of business leadership that are essential to career success. Through industry-focused courses, you’ll receive a combination of basic leadership theory and business managerial concepts to enable you to advance in your career. Differing from other bachelor’s degrees that provide the credentials for business and leadership careers, this accelerated bachelor’s degree online program emphasizes the decision-making aspect of business while focusing on the soft skills that can be applied in a variety of diverse career settings.

Delivered fully online with multiple start dates each year, the online BS in Business Leadership program allows you to balance your education with your personal responsibilities as you prepare for the next step in your career. With our flexible schedule options, you can access course work and materials whenever and wherever it’s best for your schedule. This program allows students to transfer up to 90 previously earned credits and awards up to 24 credits for previous career experience.


Southeastern University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral degrees.

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Courses and Requirements

SEU’S online BS in Business & Professional Leadership degree requires 120 total credits. Through 56 credits of general education courses, you’ll strengthen your professional skills in communication and mathematics while deepening your understanding of religion, history, fine arts and science. Compiled of 37 credits, the program’s core courses offer instruction on essential business concepts, business communication, marketing strategies, management techniques, principles of leadership and more. In addition, you’ll also choose 27 credits from a selection of diverse elective courses. You may be eligible to receive up to 24 credits for your previous career experience.


Courses required to complete the program.

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How to Apply

When applying to SEU’s online BS in Business & Professional Leadership, you will need to complete or submit the following:

  • Completed application
  • Official high school transcripts
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  • Biographical essay
  • Personal reference form
  • ACT or SAT I scores (if applicable)

Tuition and Fees

Component Cost Total*
Tuition $390 per credit hour $46,800
Technology Fee $150 per semester $1,200
General Student Fee $150 per semester $1,200
Totals $49,200

Time to completion varies by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. Fees are charged per semester unless otherwise noted. This accelerated bachelor’s degree online program takes an estimated seven semesters to complete, depending on transfer credits. For a personalized estimate of your time to completion, call an enrollment advisor at 866.858.6290 or request more information.

* Tuition and fees are subject to change. Books and materials are not included and may cost up to an additional $5,500.

Financial Aid

At SEU, we want to help make your online education even more affordable, so we offer a variety of financial aid options. About 98 percent of our students receive some form of financial aid and we have multiple payment options available.

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Career Outcomes

Our online BS in Business & Professional Leadership is designed to prepare you for a rewarding leadership position in the growing field of business. With support from industry-experienced educators and the content of our advanced curriculum, you’ll develop the professional skills you need to succeed. Once you’ve completed the program, you’ll have the credential to purse a variety of careers, including:

  • Marketing Manager
  • Market research analyst
  • Human resources specialist
  • Personal financial advisor

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Benefits of Learning Online

By studying online with SEU, you’ll experience the luxury of being able to complete your course work during your own time, wherever you may be.

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