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Programme Detail: SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary

Language of this entry English (UK, International)
Name of Programme / Training Resource SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary
Type of Training Programme with multiple subsidiary courses
Reference Number www.sum.edu
Description SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary is a fully accredited Bible college and seminary offering degrees in pastoral ministry, missions and evangelism. The seminary offers Masters degrees in Biblical Studies and Organizational Leadership.
Keywords Bible, Bible College, Seminary, Bachelor degrees, Masters degrees, accredited, leadership, servant, holiness, pentecostal.
Languages Programme Available in English (USA)
Other Languages
Country and region where programme is available United States / Countrywide
Area of Ministry and Focus Bible Teaching and Training / Theology
Residential/Non Residential Mixed
Full-time or Part-time Full-time
Level Degree
Cost Range US$100,000 or more
Actual Cost Approx: $10,000 per year
Bursaries/scholarships available
Actual Length
Average hours of study per week 20
Methods of instruction Classes are conducted on campus in Oakland and via the internet in a synchronous format approved by ABHE. Classes are all live time.
Percentage of time spent in formal learning (e.g. lectures, structured reading, work-books, etc.) 20 hours per week
Percentage of time spent on non-formal skill-based learning (e.g. learning on the job and supervised practice, etc.) 20 hours per week
Percentage of time spent in informal unstructured learning (e.g. prayer times, teamwork). 10 hours per week
Average number of students who take the programme per year (or, if this is a new programme, the number who can be accommodated) 320
Prerequisite Programmes Must have a high school diploma or GED.
Other Prerequisites Must be saved for at least one year and have a clear calling to the ministry.
Qualifications gained Bachelor or Masters Degree
Qualifications this programme is part of
Programme Accredited by ABHE (N. America)
Other Accrediting Bodies