Title 5 United States Code § 4107
allows training to obtain an academic degree in order to meet an identified agency training need; resolve an identified agency staffing problem; or accomplish goals in the strategic plan of the agency. The Academic Degree Training program must be part of a planned, systemic, and coordinated agency employee development program linked to accomplishing the strategic goals of the agency; and is accredited and is provided by a college or university that is accredited in accordance with Department of Education guidelines.
Interim Regulations: FR Notice 2003-18, Vol. 68, No. 114,
( 6-13-2003) (
Title 5 CFR §410.308; Pub. L. 107-296)
As an agency may select and assign an employee to academic degree training and may pay or reimburse the costs of academic degree training from appropriate or other available funds.