Radiant College is a Biblical higher education institution that exists to supply the church with leaders of character to fulfill the Great Commission.
Students of Radiant College will have the opportunity to come alongside the staff of Radiant Church, one of America’s fastest growing Churches, and experience first hand a thriving, life-giving culture.
Radiant College is more than a college. It’s a calling. We exist to educate, equip and empower the next generation of leaders in both ministry and the marketplace.
WHY RADIANT COLLEGE
Through Radiant College, students will get an opportunity to get a college degree while still having the flexibility to work and maintain a balanced home life.
Southeastern University offers discounted tuition rates to students at extensions sites, which allows Radiant College to offer tuition at over 50% less than other local universities. Students also receive FREE college credits by simply serving and leading at Radiant Church.
Practical Ministry Training
STUDENTS OF RADIANT COLLEGE WILL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO COME ALONGSIDE THE STAFF OF RADIANT CHURCH, ONE OF AMERICA’S FASTEST GROWING CHURCHES, AND EXPERIENCE FIRST HAND A THRIVING, LIFE-GIVING CULTURE.
Our evening program is designed for students who are looking to go further in their leadership and ministry potential. This non-degree seeking option is a two-year program that will focus on personal, professional, and team leadership skills along with sound Biblical and Theological training. *The cost of this program is $350 per semester, which covers all learning materials and retreats that will take place each semester.
- Life-Giving and Dynamic Multi-site church in Tampa Bay, FL
- Ranked 2019’s 4th Fastest Growing Church in America
- Led by Dr. Aaron Burke
Population of 385,000+
Tampa ranks as one of the top millennial cities in America
Located only minutes away from beautiful beaches
Tampa is home to Busch Gardens theme park and is an hour drive to Disney World
What is Radiant College?
Radiant College is 2 year program partnered with Southeastern University to offer an Associate of Arts (AA) or an Associate of Ministerial Leadership (AML) degree. Combined with this, students will be immersed in the culture of Radiant Church and gain practical ministry experience.
What do I receive if I finish?
After completing Radiant College, you will have gained valuable life experience and ministry training from serving at Radiant Church. Not only that, but after two years of study you are eligible to receive an Associate of Arts or an Associate of Ministerial Leadership through Southeastern University.
Who is teaching the classes?
Southeastern University will provide online courses for the students, however Radiant college will teach live courses as well.
What does the application process look like?
Each student must apply directly through Southeastern University. When you apply through radiant.college website, it will direct you to SEU’s website where you begin the application process.
How long is the program?
Students are not required to finish the program in a certain time frame, but can go at their own pace. Radiant College provides two years worth of education, which results in an Associate Degree.
Who is Radiant college for?
Radiant College is for any student ages 18-25. It’s for all young people, whether you feel called to full time ministry or to carry influence in the marketplace.
Does the program offer financial aid or student loans?
Because Southeastern University is a regionally accredited institution, its partnership with Radiant College enables enrolled students to pay for their college experience using federal financial aid. To be eligible for such funding, the student must file an Application for Federal Student Aid, also known as a FAFSA and maintain 12 credit hours each semester.
Is this an accredited program?
Yes, Radiant College is partnering with Southeastern University and Southeastern University is an accredited university authorized to award associate, baccalaureate, master’s, and doctorate degrees.
Is housing available?
Unfortunately, housing is not available at the present time.
When can I apply?
Radiant college offers rolling admission, which means you are able to apply in either the Spring or Fall Semesters
What is the cost of Radiant College?
The cost is determined by the amount of credit hours a student takes.
Do I get to focus on a certain track?
Yes. Each student will have the opportunity to focus on either Childrens Ministry, Worship, Creative, Pastoral Ministry or Missions and Outreach.
Will credits from other colleges transfer or can I transfer credits from Radiant College to another college?
Yes! Each school varies, but most general and some spiritual classes will transfer in or transfer out to other schools, again depending on what the other schools or SEU accepts.