Work Study Employee Information

Welcome to the Maryland Department of Health (MDH) Work Study/Release Program.  This program offers full and part-time MDH employees the opportunity to further their educational and professional growth by attending college during their regular work hours with supervisory approval. 

If you can answer YES to all of these questions, please proceed with the application process. 
  • I am a full-time or part-time MDH employee.
  • I have received a satisfactory review from my last Performance Evaluation within the last year.
  • I have read and understand the MDH Work Study/Release Program Guidelines.
  • I have not started taking my program course(s) and will be submitting my application 30 days prior to the start of the course(s).

There are three (3) stages to the WorkStudy program. Please review the Guidelines and view the Initial Application stage for how to begin.​



If you have any questions regarding Work Study please, contact:  Jacqueline Felton at or 410-767-1605