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.

2023-24 Schedule of Charges

Full-Time BATM Tuition (10.00 – 16.34 Credits)Per Term (Block Discount)AUD 4,000
Full-Time BATM Tuition (10.00 – 16.34 Credits)Per Year (Block Discount) – for 3 termsAUD 12,000
Part-Time BATM Tuition (less than 10 Credits)Per Credit HourAUD 400
MDiv TuitionPer Term (full-time of 9 credits)AUD 3,150
MDiv TuitionPer Credit HourAUD 350
Audit ClassPer Credit HourAUD 185
Textbooks (prices may vary)Per TermAUD 300
Evangelism Conference and Outreach (price may vary)Per YearAUD 800

Full Time Status

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


Application Fee
(currently waived)
One-TimeAUD 25
Registration FeePer TermAUD 45
Late Registration FeePer TermAUD 100
Online Course FeePer CourseAUD 35
Technology FeePer TermAUD 135
Evangelism Conference and Outreach (price may vary)Per YearAUD 265
Online Library FeeAnnualAUD 135
Online Library FeePer TermAUD 45
Directed Research FeePer Credit HourAUD 135
Graduation FeeOne-TimeAUD 100
Transcript FeePer InstitutionAUD 15

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 Australia.

Page Last Updated: November 30, 2023

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