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The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and Penn State World Campus have entered into an agreement that provides a five percent tuition reduction on competitive Penn State World Campus tuition rates, with no program exclusions or out-of-state rates to Federal employees, their spouses and legal dependents.

Penn State World Campus, which has been offering programs online since 1998, has a portfolio of more than 125 undergraduate and graduate degrees and certificates. The portfolio includes programs that address the Federal Government’s mission-critical occupation skills in the areas of Cybersecurity, Acquisition, Human Resources, Auditing, Economics, and Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).

Penn State World Campus Programs are available online format. Each program participant is responsible for following the Penn State registration process posted through Penn State’s website:

For additional information, please contact OPM’s Learning and Development Team via email at or Penn State World Campus at 814-863-5386 or via email at and

Penn State Federal Alliance FAQs: Agency Training Officers and Prospective Students.