Become a Student

The Bachelor of Liberal Arts program provides flexible degree options for students who are interested in pursuing an interdisciplinary program of study or who would like to complete an undergraduate degree.

If you are a current UMKC student who is interested in declaring the BLA or switching to the BLA from another program, you can contact the BLA advisor Erica Wolfe at 816-235-6270 or

If you are not yet a UMKC student, use the links on this page to request more information about UMKC or to schedule a campus visit.

If you are interested in applying to the Master of Arts in Liberal Studies program, you can get more information by contacting the MALS advisor Dr. April Austin at 816-235-6257 or  You can also find detailed information about the admission requirements for the MALS program in the UMKC Catalog.