Department of Health and Human Services HHS University

In support of workforce development, education and training initiatives within HHS and all of its subordinate organizations, HHS has partnered with Johns Hopkins University to offer programs for part-time graduate students. Classes are offered in Washington, DC, and Baltimore, MD. Many programs can be completed online or with a combination of online and on-site classes.


For the identifi­ed degree programs (listed below) the following benefits apply:

  • 10% tuition reduction per course.
  • The application fee is waived.


  • Actively employed, full-time Federal employees at HHS, its divisions, and reporting agencies. Click here for a list of eligible divisions/agencies.
  • Contractors to HHS, its divisions, and reporting agencies are eligible.
  • Dependents and spouses are not eligible for this benefit.
  • Non-degree seeking students are eligible, as long as they apply to and take classes in one of the programs listed below.
  • Participants must be admitted and maintain good academic standing.
  • Participants will be required to verify their eligibility by uploading a letter by the supervisor on the HHS letterhead to the application. Subsequent email correspondence regarding eligibility must come from the HHS email address.

Only the following programs are eligible for this benefit:

Master’s Degrees

Graduate Certificates

*Can not be completed fully online.

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