LSEC is designed to assist soldiers or their families to obtain opportunities to learn advanced skills needed for either higher-level leadership and staff positions or to further their educational goals. LSEC benefits the Army by providing the soldier specific training which will enhance soldier and unit performance. Unit Commanders can schedule training to meet unit needs or enroll the soldier in an open scheduled class.
LSEC is an on-duty program and attendance in all classes is mandatory. Students not attending all classes risk the possibility of failing the course for non-attendance.
LSEC program is open to the "Total Army Family"; Active Duty military, Reserve and National Guard, Retirees/Veterans, military Family Members, and DOD civilians and their Family Members.
LSEC class schedules have seven cycles per year, each cycle is six weeks in length. Traditional type classes meet Monday to Friday for at least 1 ½ hour each class. Class with assignments completed on line or in the classroom.
Tuition and books are provided at no cost to the student.
Students are able to complete an Associate degree and transfer credits to major universities.
College Programs (Evening and/or Weekend)
College Program classes are hybrid classes and are open to civilian and military students. College program classes have five cycles per year, each cycle is eight weeks in length. Courses meet one to two days per week and typically run 5:30-8:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 9 a.m.-Noon Saturday.
For the evening and weekend classes, books are provided.
Cost for college courses are $104 per credit hour, TA eligible. There is a $15 technology fee for hybrid courses. Prices subject to change.
BARTonline - Online Learning Opportunities
BARTonline courses provide students the opportunity to complete an Associate Degree online anywhere in the world. BARTonline courses are offered each semester; one 17-week session and two accelerated 9-week sessions. Students can enroll, view course schedules and order textbooks for courses online by visiting the BARTonline website. The current cost for these courses is $150 per credit hour, TA eligible. Prices subject to change.
BSEP - Basic Skills Education Programs
These college classes are for Military service members and are designed to enhance basic math, reading, and writing skills. They are available to family members on a space available basis. Classes meet Monday through Friday for three weeks in length with each class meeting for three hour sessions. Course can be designed to meet unit requirements.
For more information, contact the Fort Leavenworth Education Center and speak to an Army Education Counselor or call the Fort Leavenworth Barton office at (785) 784-6606, ext 770 or toll free (855) 509-3374.