Thanks to a first-of-its-kind agreement with the Office of Personnel Management, Federal employees and their spouses and eligible dependents have access to higher education opportunities at University of Maryland University College at a discounted tuition rate through the Federal Education and Development (FED) Program.

Federal employees and their spouses and dependents can save up to 25 percent on out-of-state tuition for most programs, and both in-state and out-of-state students can save $50 when we waive the application fee. Choose from a variety of academic programs related to Federal occupations, including IT, human resources, program auditing, contract management, undergraduate cyber security programs, and more.

More Information for Federal Employees

UMUC programs can help Federal government employees like you gain the skills, qualifications, knowledge, and confidence you need to make a difference on the job and propel your career forward.

Learn how UMUC degrees align with key government needs.

Read about our discount for Federal employees.

Benefit from UMUC's 65+ Years of Experience

We offer the best of both worlds—a convenient online education from a respected state university.

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Resources for Training Officers

We've collected information and materials to help you fully implement the UMUC Federal Education and Development Program at your agency and guide your employees to programs that can improve their job performance and build their career potential.

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