Upskill Government Employees With Online Degrees

Southern New Hampshire University has formed an educational alliance with the Office of Personnel Management to make college degrees available to every government employee and their families.

This educational alliance allows OPM employees and family members to work towards two different degree program options:

Competency-based Learning: The College for America program offers competency-based degrees and was designed to be accessible to the entire workforce, from GS-2 up. These degrees focus on teaching valuable skills through real-world, work-relevant projects and it's only $3,000 per year.


Course-based Learning: The College of Online and Continuing Education offers 200+ online degree programs. OPM employees and family members are eligible for a 10% discount towards these courses. 

To learn more about the alliance please fill out the form. You may also contact Sarah Normand directly at

Are you a federal employee interested in enrolling? Click here instead.

Affordable at Every Grade

Programs cost as low as $3,000 per year and can serve federal employees at every level. All degrees are eligible for federal student aid.

Dedicated Alliance

SNHU works with participating organizations to measure impacts on employee satisfaction, retention, and internal promotions.

Project-Based & Relevant

Our degrees focus on teaching skills the U.S. Government needs today and tomorrow, including decision making, problem-solving, teamwork, and cognitive flexibility.

Accredited & Rigorous

SNHU is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc., (NEASC) through its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education (CIHE).


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