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Harrisburg University Announces State Employee Education Discount

Aug 27, 2012

Harrisburg University of Science and Technology today announced a new State Employee Education Discount (SEED) program for graduate studies.

The State Employee Education Discount (SEED) will provide Pennsylvania State employees a discount on graduate courses so that they may further their professional goals in the areas of Project Management, Information Systems Engineering & Management, or Learning Technologies.

The tuition discount applies toward all credit-bearing courses for both degree and non-degree candidates as well as courses in the graduate specializations. A SEED application must be completed prior to the first semester of enrollment for new students and renewed at the beginning of each academic year by the first day of classes.

To qualify for SEED an applicant must:

  • Be employed by the State of Pennsylvania at the time of application for the discount (full or part-time)
  • Provide a copy of current state photo ID
  • Provide a valid state e-mail address (ie.
  • Be admitted as a graduate candidate (degree or non-degree)

      Academic Year                   

                    Per Credit

                         3  credit Course      

2012-2013 Academic Year

                      $ 660



Information on the discount and graduate studies is found online at

Founded in 2001 to address Central Pennsylvania's need for increased opportunities for study leading to careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields, Harrisburg University is an innovative and ambitious private institution that produces graduates who provide increased competence and capacity in science and technology disciplines to Pennsylvania and the nation. Harrisburg University ensures institutional access for underrepresented students and links learning and research to practical outcomes. As a private University serving the public good, Harrisburg University remains the only STEM-focused comprehensive university located between Philadelphia and Pittsburgh.

For more information on the University's demand-driven undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs in applied science and technology fields, call 717.901.5146 or email

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