Juniors and Seniors College Enrollment Program


High School students for the SUM Bridge program can enroll at SUM and take college courses with other SUM students, receiving college credit that would be either transferable to another college, or would allow students to continue after high school to finish their degree at SUM. (For U.S. Students only)

Course Delivery Methods

  • High School students take online classes with enrolled, program-seeking SUM students.
  • High School students can complete the practical ministry credits at their church, at a local cohort in their area, or onsite at the El Dorado Hills main campus.

Admissions Policy

Courses Available

  • Students can enroll up to 9 credit hours per trimester.
  • Courses are offered online with flexibility to complete the course work for the week.


  • Practicum requirements must be fulfilled by Bridge students.
  • Students can participate in practicums by:
    • Joining a local cohort that is near the student;
    • Attending at the El Dorado Hills, CA campus
    • Completing their practicum, at a local church, with their online Cohort Advisor.

Cost and Amount of Courses

  • Financial Aid is not available to students in a Bridge Program status; students will need to finance their tuition from other sources.
  • Cost per unit is $50.
  • Bridge Program students can earn up to 40 units, which is the equivalent of one year at SUM.