SUM Bible College

Fort Worth South

SUM is an accredited Bible College and Theological Seminary designed to raise up ministry leaders by offering an affordable Bible education. Graduate with NO DEBT through our new donation-based tuition.

Degree Programs

For more information about SUM and the degree programs offered, visit www.sum.edu or email Tina at [email protected].


Associate Degree Programs

Associate of Arts in Theology and Ministry (AATM)*

The AATM program provides the Biblical basics, theological foundation, and initial ministry education to help those called to ministry.

  • Completion Time: 1.5 Years
  • Credits: 64 Credits

*Pending WSUSC Approval


Undergraduate Degree Programs

Bachelor of Arts in Theology and Ministry (BATM)

The BATM program equips students for effective ministry through academic instruction, hands-on ministry, and personal mentorship that helps students attain a fundamental grounding in Theology and Ministry.

  • Completion Time: 3 Years
  • Credits: 124 Credits
Bachelor of Arts in Worship and Music (BAWM)

The BAWM program prepares future ministry leaders in musical proficiency together with a biblical-theological education that cultivates servant leaders with practical ministry experience and personal mentorship.

  • Completion Time: 3 Years
  • Credits: 124 Credits

Graduate Degree Programs

Master of Arts in Christian Leadership (MACL)

The MACL program provides students with a solid understanding of biblical leadership principles and strategies, while preparing them to serve in leadership positions.

  • Completion Time: 3 Years
  • Credits: 38 Credits

Master of Arts in Biblical Studies (MABS)

The MABS program equips students in biblical-theological understanding as it informs ministry work, including teaching, preaching, Bible education, and research.

  • Completion Time: 3 Years
  • Credits: 48 Credits

Master of Divinity (MDiv)

The MDiv program equips Christian leaders for their fivefold callings as apostles, prophets, evangelists, pastors or teachers. This degree is for those who seek a deep and broad understanding of Christian faith and church leadership to guide the church in the 21st century.

  • Completion Time: 3 Years
  • Credits: 76 Credits

Cathy Wickwire Scholarship

In partnership with Turning Point Church, SUM Fort Worth South is proud to offer the Cathy Wickwire Scholarship to financially assist our students.

The Cathy Wickwire Scholarship Fund was established to honor the late Mrs. Cathy Wickwire’s love for the Word of God and her commitment to continuing education.

This scholarship is unique to SUM Fort Worth South, and all donated funds directly support our SUM Fort Worth South students.

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