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American University Key Executive Leadership Master’s Degree in Public Administration

Benefit: 25% tuition reduction and no application fee for federal employees for the Key MPA. For our 8-course 32-day SES CDP Certificate program, agencies sponsoring one or more students receive tuition discounts through the Federal Supply Schedules: contract number GS-02F-0012X.

Who is eligible: All federal employees

Online/On-Campus: MPA – on campus. Certificate programs - online, hybrid, and on campus.

Website: www.american.edu/spa/key/

Admissions Contact: Patrick Malone, Director, Key Executive Leadership Programs

E-mail: pmalone@american.edu

Phone: 202-885-6271

Bellevue University

Benefit: Tuition for program participants will be discounted by 20% from Bellevue University tuition rates as shown on the Bellevue University website at www.bellevue.edu. Standard fees as published in the University Catalog and on the University website may apply. Application fee will be waived for program participants.

Who is eligible: Federal Government employees and their spouses and dependents are eligible. Federal employees shall include Civil Service employees only.

Online/On-Campus: Participants may enroll in any Bellevue University undergraduate or graduate courses and programs upon acceptance to university and the program.

Website: https://alliance.bellevueuniversity.us/

Admissions Contact: Visit our website at: https://alliance.bellevueuniversity.us/

Phone: 866-827-8467 or 402-557-7493 (OUTSIDE THE U.S. CALL 01-402-557-7493)

The Catholic University of America Metropolitan School of Professional Studies

Benefit: 10% scholarship toward tuition for any of the school’s online or in-person courses. The application fee will be waived.

Who is eligible: All Federal Employees

Online/On-Campus: Online, Face-to-Face, and Hybrid

Website: Catholic University of America Federal Portal

Admissions Contact: Ms. Lashsay Long, Director of Admissions and Communications

E-mail: metropolitan@cua.edu

Phone: (202) 319-5256

Central Michigan University

Benefit: 15% discount. The application fee will be waived.

Who is eligible: All Federal Employees, Spouses and Dependents

Online/On-Campus: Online, Face-to-Face, and Hybrid

Website: Central Michigan University Federal Portal

Admissions Contact:

E-mail: cmuglobal@cmich.edu

Phone: (877) 268-4636

Fax: (989) 774-1998

Mailing Address:

Central Michigan University

Global Campus

802 Industrial Drive

Mount Pleasant, MI 48858

Champlain College

Benefit: 100% Online Undergraduate and Graduate Programs. No program exclusions. Up to 50% off standard tuition, making online tuition $265/undergraduate credit and $398/graduate credit. The application fee will be waived.

Who is eligible: Employee, Spouse, Domestic Partners, and Adult Dependents (age 23-26)

Online/On-Campus: Online

Website: Champlain College Federal Portal

Admissions Contact:

E-mail: truedfed@champlain.edu

Phone: (877) 887-3960

Colorado State University Global

Benefit: 10% discount. The application fee will be waived.

Who is eligible: All Federal Employees

Online/On-Campus: 100% online Bachelor's, Master's, & Certificate Programs

Website: https://csuglobal.edu/gov

Admissions Contact:

E-mail: enroll@csuglobal.edu

Phone: (800) 462-7845

Mailing Address: 585 Salida Way, Aurora, Colorado, 80111

Columbia College

Benefit: 15% tuition discount for all academic programs including Associate’s, Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Certificates. No application fee. No additional fees. Books are provided.

Who is eligible: All Federal Employees, dependents under age 25, and spouses

Online/On-Campus: Online, Face-to-Face and Hybrid. Tuition discount does not apply to traditional Main Campus daytime courses in Columbia, MO.

Website: Columbia College Federal Portal

Admissions Contact:

E-mail: admissions@ccis.edu

Phone: 573-875-7352

Drexel University Online

Benefit: The tuition will be discounted 10 to 40%, depending on the program. The application fee will be waived.

Who is eligible: Federal Government employees and their spouses and dependents

Online/On-Campus: Online

Website: https://online.drexel.edu/opm

Admissions Contact:

E-mail: https://online.drexel.edu/online-degrees/apply.aspx

Phone: (877) 215-0009

Excelsior University

Benefit: 20% Undergraduate = $410/credit hour; 15% Graduate = $550/credit hour. The application fee will be waived.

Who is eligible: Federal employees, their spouses and domestic partners

Online/On-Campus: Online

Website: Excelsior University Federal Portal or https://www.excelsior.edu/partner/feducation/

Admissions Contact:

E-mail: admissions@excelsior.edu

Phone: (844) 843-9296

Florida Institute of Technology

Benefit: 10% tuition reduction on undergraduate and graduate online degrees and no application fees.

Who is eligible: Federal employees

Online/On-Campus: Online

Website: Florida Institute of Technology Federal Employee Portal

Admissions Contact:

E-mail: studentsuccess@floridatechonline.com

Phone: 844-701-6149

Georgetown University Biomedical Graduate Education

Benefit: 15% tuition scholarship for all eligible masters and certificate programs

Who is eligible: Federal employees only

Online/On-Campus: Online and On-campus programs are available

Website: https://biomedicalprograms.georgetown.edu/federal-alliance

Admissions Contact:

E-mail: biomedgrad@georgetown.edu

Phone: 202-687-1379

Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies

Benefit: 10% scholarship applied to Georgetown’s published tuition rate for the relevant SCS Program each academic semester. The application fee will be waived.

Who is eligible: Federal employees

Online/On-Campus: On-Campus and Online

Website: http://scs.georgetown.edu/opm-federal-scholarship-alliance/

Admissions Contact:

E-mail: scsscholarships@georgetown.edu

University of Louisville

Benefit: UofL offers employees of the U.S. Federal Government a 10% tuition scholarship applied to the current tuition rate for online programs, each academic semester. Undergraduate Application Fee: $25. Graduate Application Fee: $65.

Who is eligible: Federal employees only

Online/On-Campus: All of UofL’s Online programs (Undergraduate, Graduate, Certificate and Non-Degree) qualify for the Federal Academic Alliance 10% scholarship.

Website: University of Louisville | Federal Academic Alliance Scholarship — Online Learning

Admissions Contact: UofL’s Online Enrollment Counselors are admissions contacts for our membership in the Federal Academic Alliance.

E-mail: online@louisville.edu

Phone: 800.871.8635

Marist College

Benefit: Marist College offers a 50% discount on tuition for the Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree for all Federal Employees. In addition, Marist offers a 25% discount on other select graduate and undergraduate programs for Federal Employees and their immediate family. The application fee will be waived, please contact Marist College admissions for your unique waiver code.

Who is eligible: All Federal Employees, and immediate adult family members (parents, spouses or domestic partners, siblings and children). Undergraduate students must be 22 or older at time of admission to the program.

Online/On-Campus: Online, Face-to-Face, and Hybrid

Website: https://www.marist.edu/federal-alliance

Admissions Contact: Brian Scott

E-mail: brian.scott@marist.edu

Phone: (845) 575-3980

Fax: (845) 575-3166

Michigan State University Eli Broad College of Business

Benefit: Michigan State University offers a 10% tuition reduction on three of its top-rated graduate degree programs: Master’s Degree in Management, Strategy and Leadership; Master’s Degree in Supply Chain Management, and Master’s Degree in Healthcare Management. In addition, MSU offers a 15% reduction on a portfolio of non-credit certificates in Strategy, Management and Leadership, Human Resource Management, Business Analytics, and Supply Chain Management.

Who is eligible: Federal Government employees, spouses or dependents

Online/On-Campus: All programs are 100% online. Note that the MS in Supply Chain Management degree program requires three onsite weekend residency sessions.

Website: Michigan State University Federal Employee Portal and https://explore.michiganstateuniversityonline.com/opm

Admissions Contact:

E-mail: StudentSuccess@MichiganStateUniversityOnline.com

Phone: 855-300-1310

Pace University (iPace Program)

Benefit: iPace programs, the per-credit rate is discounted by about 50%. The Master of Arts in Management for Public Safety and Homeland Security per credit rate is discounted by 20%. The MPA and the MS in Internet Technology are also discounted at 20% of the regular tuition rate. The application fee will be waived.

Who is eligible: Federal employees

Online/On-Campus: Online

Website: Pace University (iPace) Federal Portal

Admissions Contact:

E-mail: ipace@pace.edu

Phone: (212) 346-1324

Park University

Benefit: A 16% discount off normal undergraduate tuition, which is the same rate as our military veteran rate. A 12% discount off normal graduate tuition, which is the same as our military veteran rate. The application fee will be waived.

Who is eligible: Federal employees, their spouses and legal dependents

Online/On-Campus: Online, Face-to-Face, and Hybrid

Website: Park University Federal Portal

Admissions Contact:

E-mail: admissions@park.edu

Phone: (888) 319-9522

Penn State University World Campus

Benefit: 5% tuition reduction on competitive Penn State World Campus tuition rates, with no program exclusions or out-of-state rates.

Who is eligible: Federal employees, their spouses and legal dependents

Online/On-Campus: Online, hybrid

Website: Penn State World Campus Federal Portal

Admissions Contact:

Contact Form: http://www.worldcampus.psu.edu/request-information

E-mail: pennstateonline@psu.edu

Phone: Toll Free: (800) 252-3592; Local/International: (814) 865-5403

Address:

The Pennsylvania State University

128 Outreach Building

University Park PA 16802

Purdue University and Purdue University Global

Benefit: Up to 20% tuition reduction on published rates for online undergraduate, graduate degree, graduate certificate programs, or professional development certificates, depending on the program.

Who is eligible: Civil service federal government employees, spouses, and dependents are eligible to receive education benefits. Terms and conditions apply.

Online/On-Campus: Explore featured online programs at Fed.online.purdue.edu.

Website: Purdue University Federal Employee Portal or 

Admissions Contact:

E-mail: FederalAcademic-Admissions@PurdueGlobal.edu and Fed-Purdue@purdue.edu

Phone: 877-481-2050

Rosemont College

Benefit: 56% discount for undergraduate programs, and 50% discount for graduate programs. Many certificate programs. The application fee will be waived.

Who is eligible: All Federal Employees and their family members. Family members are defined as the following: spouse, domestic partner, sons and daughters, brothers and sisters, grandparents and grandchildren, and parents of the employee, and these family members’ spouses.

Online/On-Campus: MPA – on campus. Certificate programs - online, hybrid, and on campus.

Website: gov.rosemont.edu

Admissions Contact:

Phone: 610-615-0654

Southern New Hampshire University

Benefit: 10% tuition reduction for undergraduate, certificate, and most graduate programs. All application fees are waived.

Who is eligible: Federal employees and their family members. Family members are defined as the following; Spouse, and parents thereof; Sons and daughters, and spouses thereof; Parents, and spouses thereof; Brothers and sisters, and spouses thereof; Grandparents and grandchildren, and spouses thereof;

Online/On-Campus: Online

Website: www.snhu.edu/gov

Admissions Contact:

E-mail: enroll@snhu.edu

Phone: (800) 668-1249

Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota

Benefit: 10% Tuition Grant, making ONLINE tuition range $405- $571.50. Online courses range in credit hours from 1-4. ON CAMPUS tuition range $310.50 - $711.00. On campus courses range in credit hours from 1-5. The application fee will be waived.

Who is eligible: Federal employees, their spouses and legal dependents

Online/On-Campus: Online, On-Campus, Hybrid

Website: St. Mary’s University of Minnesota Federal Portal or fedgovatsaintmarys.com/

Admissions Contact:

Phone: 877-308-995

University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law

Benefit: Federal Employee (FEDEM) Grant equivalent to a 10 percent tuition discount. The application fee will be waived.

Who is eligible: Federal Employees and/or their legal Spouses

Online/On-Campus: On Campus, some programs online

Website: http://www.law.umaryland.edu/prospective/FEDEM/

Admissions Contact:

E-mail: admissions@law.umaryland.edu

Phone: (410) 706-3492

University of Maryland (UMD), Robert H. Smith School of Business (Smith)

Benefit: FEDEM Grant in the form of a 30% credit to their student tuition. The dollar amount of the Grant will vary based on which Eligible Smith Program the participants enroll in and whether the tuition rate is in state or out of state or per semester or per credit.

Who is eligible: Federal Government employees and/or their spouses

Online/On-Campus: On campus and Online

Website: https://www.rhsmith.umd.edu/fedgrant

Admissions Contact:

E-mail: aowens@rhsmith.umd.edu SUBJECT LINE: Federal Employee

University of Maryland Global Campus

Benefit: Application fee waiver. 25% discount on out-of-state tuition for most programs, and 5% discount on tuition for graduate specialty programs

Who is eligible: Federal employees, their spouses and legal dependents

Online/On-Campus: Online, hybrid

Website: https://www.umgc.edu/business-partners/federal-training-officer-resources/index.cfm

Admissions Contact:

E-mail: fedprogram@umuc.edu

Information Request Form: https://www.umgc.edu/about/federal-government-employees/request-information.cfm

Mailing Address:

3501 University Blvd. East

Adelphi, MD 20783

Academic Center at Largo (Student Services):

1616 McCormick Drive

Largo, MD 20774

Utica College

Benefit: As a federal employee, you are eligible for the following benefits when you apply: A 10% tuition reduction; Potential additional tuition discounts for groups; A waived application fee (a savings of $50)

Who is eligible: Federal employees, their spouses and legal dependents

Online/On-Campus: Online

Website: https://landing.online.utica.edu/federalgovernment

Admissions Contact:

E-mail: uticaonline@utica.edu

Phone: (866) 295-3106 or (315) 732-2640

Villanova University

Benefit: 10% discount in tuition for online and on-campus non-credit certificate programs and courses offered by the College of Professional Studies and a 5% discount in tuition for online graduate degree programs and certificates in Public Administration and Human Resource Development. Application fees will be waived for the online degree and certificates in Public Administration, Human Resources Development, Paralegal, Learning Design and Technology, and Interdisciplinary Immigration Studies Training for Advocates.

Who is eligible: Federal Government employees, spouses or dependents

Online/On-Campus: Online or face-to-face

Website: Villanova University Federal Employee Portal or villanova.edu/opm

Admissions Contact:

E-mail: faa.info@villanova.edu

Phone: 610-519-4300

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