International Community Development

Southeastern University Florida

12 months
17820 USD/year
17820 USD/year
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Southeastern University Florida MA in International Community Development equips students with a wide range of skills in ministry, business and social services, preparing you to help others and make a leadership impact in both local and global communities. 


This 36 credit hour Southeastern University Florida degree is offered completely online through our convenient MyFire course portal, giving you the choice to study whenever and wherever is most convenient for you while also allowing you to connect with your professors and classmates through discussion forums, email and more. You will also have the option to participate in a one-week international study abroad trip. 

The Master of Arts in International Community Development can be completed in one year, though students may choose to study at a slower pace by taking one or two classes at a time. With courses in business, ministry and human services, you will be uniquely prepared to collaborate across disciplines.

Career ideas

  • Relief and development agencies
  • Church ministries
  • Corporate relations and philanthropy
  • Project management
  • Research

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • MBA Principles
  • Global Social Entrepreneurship
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Problem-Solving and Decision-Making
  • Foundations for Cross-Cultural Ministries
  • Managing Change and Conflict
  • Graduate Practicum
  • Shape of Practical Theology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3 (recommended)

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official college transcript(s)
  • Bachelor’s degree (GPA of 3.0 or above preferred; a GPA of 2.9 will be considered for provisional admission)
  • Professional reference
  • Academic reference
  • Christian character reference
  • Essay: Students will write a one to two-page essay articulating why they want to earn this degree. The essay should focus on their call, desire and vision for seeking the degree.
  • Business class prerequisite through one of the following: Intro to Accounting & Finance or Managerial Accounting

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17820 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17820 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    17820 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17820 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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