Journey Church

Help people Know GOD

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Southeastern University (Lakeland, FL) partners with Journey Church to host an instructional site on the church campus, and offer students affordable degree programs.

Building The Future

Journey Leadership Academy is a full-time college program for young adults hosted at Journey Church in Orlando, FL. By combining hands-on ministry experience, intentional leadership development, and community with world-class faith based education, students will have the skills to be influential leaders wherever they feel called and in any environment. 

JLA students will be provided with a one-of-a-kind student life experience accompanied by organized social events and the opportunity to develop life-long relationships. In addition to serving the church community and local missions efforts,JLA students will serve our global community through an international missions trip.

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Student Life Experiences

(Included in your tuition.)

  • Missions Trip

  • Disney Annual Pass

  • Gym Membership

  • Family dinner nights with the staff and classmates.

Weekly Schedule


JLA Class: 9:30am - 11am

Lunch: 11am - 12:45pm

Staff Devotion: 1pm- 2pm

Ministry Rotations: 2pm -3pm 


JLA Class: 9:30am - 11am

Lunch: 11am - 12:45pm

Ministry Rotations: 1pm - 3pm (Remote)


Study Hall: 8am - 11am or 12pm - 3pm (choose one)


JLA Group Workout: 9am - 10:30am

Lunch: 10:30am - 12pm

Ministry Rotations: 12:30pm - 3pm

Sunday: 6am - 2pm (Church - WPHS)

Admission Steps

Step 1: Apply

You can apply to Journey Leadership Academy through the link below. This application includes basic, personal information along with a $30 application fee. 

Step 2: Interview

Once you have applied to Journey Leadership Academy, you will be contacted about setting upon interview with our staff, either face-to-face or through video conference. All applicants must go through an interview before acceptance into the program. After the interview has been conducted, you will be notified regarding your acceptance into JLA. 

Step 3:Acceptance & SEU Application

After step 1 and 2 have been completed, You will be notified about your acceptance status. Upon JLA acceptance, your final step will be to complete A separate application to Southeastern University in order to enroll in the university’s degree program. This will include short online application, Christian character reference form, A personal essay and official transcript. 

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Now enrolling for Fall 2019

After completing the following application for Journey Leadership Academy, you will also need to apply to Southeastern University in order to enroll in the degree programs offered.

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Unique educational opportunity for creative, diligent, & passionate individuals seeking to build the future through the church.

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*Journey Leadership Academy is a ministry of Journey Church that helps people Know God, Find Freedom, Discover Purpose, and Make a Difference.

*Southeastern University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees. Journey Leadership Academy is not accredited by SACS Commission on Colleges and the accreditation of Southeastern University does not extend to or include Journey Leadership Academy or its students. Students must be admitted by Southeastern University and enrolled in university courses to receive the benefits of regional accreditation.