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)BWP 3,910
Full-Time BATM Tuition (10.00 – 16.34 Credits)Per Year (Block Discount) – for 3 termsBWP 11,739
Part-Time BATM Tuition (less than 10 Credits)Per Credit HourBWP 391
MDiv TuitionPer Term (full-time of 9 credits)BWP 3,910
MDiv TuitionPer Credit HourBWP 435
Audit ClassPer Credit HourBWP 200
Textbooks (prices may vary)Per TermBWP 335
Evangelism Conference and Outreach (price may vary)Per YearBWP 785

Full Time Status

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


Application Fee
(currently waived)
One-TimeBWP 80
Registration FeePer TermBWP 100
Late Registration FeePer TermBWP 200
Online Course FeePer CourseBWP 80
Technology FeePer TermBWP 335
Evangelism Conference and Outreach (price may vary)Per YearBWP 685
Online Library FeeAnnualBWP 360
Online Library FeePer TermBWP 120
Directed Research FeePer Credit HourBWP 335
Graduation FeeOne-TimeBWP 200
Transcript FeePer InstitutionBWP 80

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 Botswana.

Page Last Updated: August 17, 2021

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