University of Maryland University College is a respected, convenient, and affordable choice for Federal employees who want to achieve higher education goals.

We offer programs relevant for the Federal workforce in such areas as cyber security, information technology, and business fields like human resources, program auditing, and contract management. We offer 81 eligible degrees, specializations, and certificates, most of which are available entirely online. Learn more about our extensive degree and certificate programs.

Flexibility and Convenience

With online and hybrid classes as well as locations around the D.C. Metro area, UMUC is committed to helping you fit education in your busy life. We are a university designed for working professionals, and with multiple start dates and rolling admissions, you can get started whenever you're ready.

Education that Fits Your Budget

You have a wide range of options for financing your education. At UMUC, you can use financial aid, loans, scholarships, employer tuition assistance/reimbursement, or an interest-free monthly payment plan to pay for your education. Be sure to take advantage of the tuition discounts on eligible programs for qualifying Federal employees too!

Supportive Student Services to Graduation and Beyond

UMUC specializes in educating busy professionals, so we know what it's like to balance your Federal career with higher education and the demands of your family and personal life. Our friendly and knowledgeable admissions counselors can help you choose a degree program for your career goals. Plus, we offer student support services including writing advice and online writing resources, free tutoring and mentoring, and around-the-clock technical assistance by phone and chat. We also offer specialized services for veteran students.

UMUC's admissions counselors are here to help Federal employees like you every step of the way. They can review your prior learning, work experiences, and military training for potential college credit, saving you time and money. Contact admissions to learn more.

Tameka Lyons

The 25 percent [Federal] discount was huge. That helped me tremendously because, being a government employee and a D.C. resident, I was able to pay for my last two semesters out of pocket instead of taking out student loans.

Tameka Lyons

Human Resource Management Bachelor's Degree