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)JMD 31,000 (USD 200.96)
Full-Time BATM Tuition (10.00 – 16.34 Credits)Per Year (Block Discount) – for 3 termsJMD 93,000
Part-Time BATM Tuition (less than 10 Credits)Per Credit HourJMD 3,100
MDiv TuitionPer Term (full-time of 9 credits)JMD 31,000 (USD 200.96)
MDiv TuitionPer Credit HourJMD 3.444.44
Audit ClassPer Credit HourJMD 1,550 (USD 10.02)
Textbooks (prices may vary)Per TermJMD 2,635 (USD 17.03)
Evangelism Conference and Outreach (price may vary)Per YearJMD 6,190 (USD 40)

Full Time Status

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


Application Fee
(currently waived)
One-TimeJMD 620 (USD 4.01)
Registration FeePer TermJMD 775 (USD 5.01)
Late Registration FeePer TermJMD 1,550 (USD 10.02)
Online Course FeePer CourseJMD 620 (USD 4.01)
Technology FeePer TermJMD 2,635 (USD 17.03)
Evangelism Conference and Outreach (price may vary)Per YearJMD 5,420 (USD 35.02)
Online Library FeeAnnualJMD 2,790
Online Library FeePer TermJMD 930 (USD 6.01)
Directed Research FeePer Credit HourJMD 2,635 (USD 17.03)
Graduation FeeOne-TimeJMD 1,550 (USD 10.02)
Transcript FeePer InstitutionJMD 620 (USD 4.01)

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 Jamaica.

Page Last Updated: August 17, 2021

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