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

ItemCostUnited Arab Emirates
Full-Time BATM Tuition (10.00 – 16.34 Credits)Per Term (Block Discount)AED 6,600
Full-Time BATM Tuition (10.00 – 16.34 Credits)Per Year (Block Discount) – for 3 termsAED 19,800
Part-Time BATM Tuition (less than 10 Credits)Per Credit HourAED 660
MDiv TuitionPer Term (full-time of 9 credits)AED 6,600
MDiv TuitionPer Credit HourAED 733.33
Audit ClassPer Credit HourAED 335
Textbooks (prices may vary)Per TermAED 565
Evangelism Conference and Outreach (price may vary)Per YearAED 1320

Full Time Status

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


Application Fee
(currently waived)
One-TimeAED 135
Registration FeePer TermAED 170
Late Registration FeePer TermAED 335
Online Course FeePer CourseAED 135
Technology FeePer TermAED 565
Evangelism Conference and Outreach (price may vary)Per YearAED 1,160
Online Library FeeAnnualAED 600
Online Library FeePer TermAED 200
Directed Research FeePer Credit HourAED 565
Graduation FeeOne-TimeAED 335
Transcript FeePer InstitutionAED 135

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 United Arab Emirates.

Page Last Updated: November 30, 2023

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