Freedom Destiny University is a non-profit educational university that offers classes for undergraduate and graduate students through affiliation with Freedom Destiny Church. We offer classes on campus at Freedom Destiny Church in a traditional learning environment or through distance or online learning.


Our university partners with Revelation Message Bible College (RMBC) and Jacksonville Theological Seminary (JTS) to provide the student with an excellent education that will integrate faith and the discipline of choice to move them into all God has for them.


We offer Associate’s, Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctoral degrees in a variety of disciplines that are ministerial or useful in the secular world.  For more information on accreditation and classes offered please go to or You may download the Student Handbook and find what is required for you through RMBC and JTS.


Dream Mentors International Transformational Life Coaching Institute partners with Freedom Destiny University and its affiliation with Revelation Message Bible College and Jacksonville Theological Seminary to assist you in obtaining your Associates – Bachelors Degrees in a variety of Christian disciplines such as Evangelism, Ministry, Biblical Studies, Christian Counseling, Christian Education, Religious Education, Christian Business, and Theology. We also offer Masters and Doctorate of Ministry or PhD’s in all of the above subjects plus Masters and Doctorate of Divinity and also Clinical Christian Counseling.


Our Soul Transformation Class is part of the Bachelor’s curriculum offered at Revelation Message Bible College. Our Dream Mentors 101 class is also in the process of this.


College Intern Program

We also offer an FDU College Intern program for ages 18-25 which will provide these students with hands on experience and mentoring in all areas of ministry.  Any college-aged student whether enrolled or not in FDU can participate. We are here to encourage you in your purpose and destiny and help facilitate the gifts and callings of God on the inside of you. We look forward to embarking on this journey with you. For more information please email us at or call the office at 904-272-2266.


Faculty and Staff

Our Faculty & Staff consist of primarily Masters and Doctoral professors who are experienced in a variety of different disciplines.  All professors are members of Freedom Destiny Church and operate in elderships in our church.

FDU Instructors: Dr. Adam Smithyman (Sr. Pastor, Freedom Destiny Church), Dr. Candice Smithyman (Chancellor, FDU), Dr. Thomas Clement, Debbi Shon, M.A.,


Enrollment Dates

Enrollment is open to all students with GED or high school diploma. We do have a program for students who do not have GED or high school diploma’s, as they are welcome in our Christian Institute and can work toward their degree there.  Enrollment is open and continuous and you may start at anytime.


We also offer classes which can equip you for your Christian Worker’s Certificate or Christian Ministry Diploma through Revelation Message Christian Institute. You do not have to do all of the actual work required at the degree level and the costs are less expensive. Please contact us at for more information on this alternative.



FDU Frequently Asked Questions, please click here.


Class Schedule

Please click here for the Fall 2017 Schedule.



Jacksonville Theological Seminary (JTS) is chartered by the State of Florida (Charter # N47402) and registered with the Commission for Independent Education of the Florida Department of Education as a Religious Institution, and therefore is exempt from Licensure by state statute 246.085.


Jacksonville Theological Seminary through Revelation Message Inc. is certified by The Florida Department of Education as a Vocational Rehabilitation Vendor. The Florida Department of Education, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, is a Federal/State program that assists individuals with disabilities who require vocational rehabilitation services to prepare for , secure , regain or retain employment.


Jacksonville Theological Seminary (JTS) is accredited by The Accrediting Commission International, Inc. (ACI) ACI is the largest and fastest growing non-government accrediting association in the world. As a non-profit corporation they are primarily a religious school

accrediting agency.


The purpose of accreditation is to:

1. certify that an institution has met established standards of excellence;

2. assist prospective students in identifying reputable institutions which offers degree

programs that will meet their needs and goals;

3. allow institutions to evaluate the acceptability of transfer credits into their own curricula programs.


Jacksonville Theological Seminary is also affiliated with the National Christian Counseling Association (NCCA.) As a result, JTS is

able to facilitate the NCCA program, enabling our students to apply for and receive a Christian Counselor’s license. Jacksonville Theological Seminary is also in fellowship with the Chaplaincy of Full Gospel Churches. (CFGC)


As a result, JTS students have the opportunity to apply for and be considered for Chaplaincy. CFGC has more than a quarter century of experience endorsing Military and Civilian Chaplains for service to the nation and are State and Federally recognized.


Jacksonville Theological Seminary is also affiliated with the American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC.) As a result, JTS graduates have the opportunity to become members with AACC which has become the leading organization for professional, pastoral and lay counselors.


Jacksonville Theological Seminary is also affiliated with Christians United For Israel (CUFI)The purpose of Christians United For Israel (CUFI) is to provide a national association through which every pro-Israel church, parachurch organization, ministry or individual in America can speak and act with one voice in support of Israel in matters related to Biblical issue.


For more information or to register for one of our live classes offered in the fall or spring, please fill out the form below!