What We Offer

BALOS is a distinctive program because of its focus on critical thinking, ethical decision-making, and a collaborative, service-oriented approach to leadership.

Program highlights include:

  • Supportive and inclusive peer-learning groups
  • Periodic in-person meetings on campus, averaging one Saturday per month
  • Credit for college-comparable experiential learning
  • An accelerated 24-month program format, beginning each year in September
  • Guaranteed availability for every course, every term
  • Flexible online learning that accommodates your schedule
  • Attentive and encouraging professors
  • Content that challenges, engages, and inspires
  • Financial aid available

Alumni Felicia S.“I (had) heard from other adult learners that this program enriched their lives in a way that was totally different than any other place. I felt like I was a number at the other places... and here I felt, Oh gosh, I love this place.”

— Felicia S.

Alumni Diane H“I’ve felt, as we complete each course, that there is a method to the madness, people have sat down and thought about the program. They’ve thought about what we need to do to be successful and made it truly meaningful.”


— Diane H.