LSEC is designed to assist in the training of Noncommissioned Officers and soldiers demonstrating leadership potential in the advanced skills needed to perform at a higher-level leadership and staff positions. LSEC benefits the Army by providing the soldier specific leadership 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, 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 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, Lunch and/or Weekend)
College Program classes consist of both traditional and hybrid classes and is open to civilian and military students. College program classes have five cycles per year, each cycle is eight weeks in length. Courses are offered at various times Monday through Saturday.
Traditional type of classes meets twice a week for three hours each class period with assignments completed online or in the classroom. Hybrid type of classes meet for three hours each week in class and another three hours completed online, in addition to other course assignments.
Weekend classes are hybrid and meet Saturday from 0900 to 1200 hours or 1300 to 1600 hours each weekend for eight weeks.
For the evening and weekend classes, books may be provided. Students are encouraged to contact the Fort Riley Barton office at 785-784-6606 for details.
Cost for college courses are $100 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 $146 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 Riley Education Center and speak to an Army Education Counselor or call the Fort Riley Barton's office at (785) 784-6606.