Florida Leadership and Ministry University (FLMU) is authorized to operate in the state Florida and has met the requirements found in Section 1005.06(1)(f), Florida Statutes and Rule 6E-5.001, Florida Administrative Code. Florida Leadership Ministry University is not under the jurisdiction or purview of the Commission for Independent Education and is not required to obtain licensure.

FLMU is exempt from federal income tax under section 501(a) of the Internal Revenue Code as an organization described in section 501(c)(3).