Bachelor‘s and Master’s Degrees Available

Advance your skill and knowledge through unique classes, theology and ministry training, and world-class instruction. Our Spirit-filled instructors are selected for their educational expertise, sound biblical theology, concern for students, and years of proven ministry experience. SUM is accredited through WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) and Association of Biblical Higher Education (ABHE), a member agency of the International Council for Evangelical Theological Education (ICETE). Our commitment is to help students graduate within 3 years, with a ministry placement, and little to no college debt.

Your degree from SUM:

  1. Prepares you for vocational ministry as pastors, missionaries, evangelists, and teachers.
  2. Offers a specialization in biblical interpretation and theology with a view toward social transformation.
  3. Strengthens your biblical foundation and spiritual formation process.
  4. Fosters academic excellence, spiritual fervor, passion for reaching the lost and equipping the church.
  5. Provides mentoring to mature emotionally, mentally, spiritually and vocationally.
  6. Prepares you for relevant and biblically authentic ministry leadership in diverse cultures and settings.
  7. Prepares you to work collaboratively as part of a leadership structure.
  8. Develops a desire in you for lifelong learning.

2020-21 Schedule of Charges

Full-Time BATM Tuition (10.00 – 16.34 Credits)Per Term (Block Discount)BRL 1,600 (USD 295.52)
Full-Time BATM Tuition (10.00 – 16.34 Credits)Per Year (Block Discount) – for 3 termsBRL 4,800
Part-Time BATM Tuition (less than 10 Credits)Per Credit HourBRL 160
MDiv TuitionPer Term (full-time of 9 credits)BRL 1,600 (USD 295.52)
MDiv TuitionPer Credit HourBRL 177.78
Audit ClassPer Credit HourBRL 80
Textbooks (prices may vary)Per TermBRL 120
Evangelism Conference and Outreach (price may vary)Per YearBRL 320

Full Time Status

DegreeFull-Time Credits
Bachelor of Arts in Theology and Ministry10
Master of Divinity9


Application Fee
(currently waived)
One-TimeBRL 35
Registration FeePer TermBRL 40
Late Registration FeePer TermBRL 80
Online Course FeePer CourseBRL 35
Technology FeePer TermBRL 135
Evangelism Conference and Outreach (price may vary)Per YearBRL 280
Online Library FeeAnnualBRL 140
Online Library FeePer TermBRL 50
Directed Research FeePer Credit HourBRL 135
Graduation FeeOne-TimeBRL 80
Transcript FeePer InstitutionBRL 35

Typical Expenses Per Term

Unless otherwise stated, all costs are per trimester. Prices listed here are subject to change and apply to only those who have their primary residence based in Brazil.

Page Last Updated: August 17, 2021

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