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Description: A listing of the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) Codes and discipline titles with science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM) categories. Jump to the listing for
Computer Science | Engineering | Life Science | Math | Physical Science | Technology | Non-STEM Life Science
Coding: Computer Science
  110100 = Computer and Information Sciences, General
  110101 = Computer and Information Sciences, General
  110102 = Artificial Intelligence and Robotics
  110103 = Information Technology
  110199 = Computer and Information Sciences, Other
  110200 = Computer Programming
  110201 = Computer Programming/Programmer, General
  110202 = Computer Programming, Specific Applications
  110203 = Computer Programming, Vendor/Product Certification
  110299 = Computer Programming, Other
  110300 = Data Processing
  110301 = Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician
  110400 = Information Science/Studies
  110401 = Information Science/Studies
  110500 = Computer Systems Analysis
  110501 = Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst
  110700 = Computer Science
  110701 = Computer Science
  110800 = Computer Software and Media Applications
  110801 = Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
  110802 = Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration
  110803 = Computer Graphics
  110899 = Computer Software and Media Applications, Other
  110900 = Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
  110901 = Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
  111000 = Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management
  111001 = System Administration/Administrator
  111002 = System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager
  111003 = Computer and Information Systems Security
  111004 = Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster
  111099 = Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other
  119900 = Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other.
  119999 = Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
Engineering
  140000 = Engineering
  140100 = Engineering, General
  140101 = Engineering, General
  140200 = Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering
  140201 = Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering
  140300 = Agricultural/Biological Engineering and Bioengineering
  140301 = Agricultural/Biological Engineering and Bioengineering
  140400 = Architectural Engineering
  140401 = Architectural Engineering
  140500 = Biomedical/Medical Engineering
  140501 = Biomedical/Medical Engineering
  140600 = Ceramic Sciences and Engineering
  140601 = Ceramic Sciences and Engineering
  140700 = Chemical Engineering
  140701 = Chemical Engineering
  140800 = Civil Engineering
  140801 = Civil Engineering, General
  140802 = Geotechnical Engineering
  140803 = Structural Engineering
  140804 = Transportation and Highway Engineering
  140805 = Water Resources Engineering
  140899 = Civil Engineering, Other
  140900 = Computer Engineering, General
  140901 = Computer Engineering, General
  140902 = Computer Hardware Engineering
  140903 = Computer Software Engineering
  140999 = Computer Engineering, Other
  141000 = Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
  141001 = Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
  141100 = Engineering Mechanics
  141101 = Engineering Mechanics
  141200 = Engineering Physics
  141201 = Engineering Physics
  141300 = Engineering Science
  141301 = Engineering Science
  141400 = Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
  141401 = Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
  141800 = Materials Engineering
  141801 = Materials Engineering
  141900 = Mechanical Engineering
  141901 = Mechanical Engineering
  142000 = Metallurgical Engineering
  142001 = Metallurgical Engineering
  142100 = Mining and Mineral Engineering
  142101 = Mining and Mineral Engineering
  142200 = Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering
  142201 = Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering
  142300 = Nuclear Engineering
  142301 = Nuclear Engineering
  142400 = Ocean Engineering
  142401 = Ocean Engineering
  142500 = Petroleum Engineering
  142501 = Petroleum Engineering
  142700 = Systems Engineering
  142701 = Systems Engineering
  142800 = Textile Sciences and Engineering
  142801 = Textile Sciences and Engineering
  143100 = Materials Science
  143101 = Materials Science
  143200 = Polymer/Plastics Engineering
  143201 = Polymer/Plastics Engineering
  143300 = Construction Engineering
  143301 = Construction Engineering
  143400 = Forest Engineering
  143401 = Forest Engineering
  143500 = Industrial Engineering
  143501 = Industrial Engineering
  143600 = Manufacturing Engineering
  143601 = Manufacturing Engineering
  143700 = Operations Research
  143701 = Operations Research
  143800 = Surveying Engineering
  143801 = Surveying Engineering
  143900 = Geological/Geophysical Engineering
  143901 = Geological/Geophysical Engineering
  149900 = Engineering, Other
  149999 = Engineering, Other
  151500 = Engineering-Related Fields
  151501 = Engineering/Industrial Management
Life Science
  010900 = Animal Sciences
  010901 = Animal Sciences, General
  010902 = Agricultural Animal Breeding
  010903 = Animal Health
  010904 = Animal Nutrition
  010905 = Dairy Science
  010906 = Livestock Management
  010907 = Poultry Science
  010999 = Animal Sciences, Other
  011000 = Food Science and Technology
  011001 = Food Science
  011002 = Food Technology and Processing
  011100 = Plant Sciences
  011101 = Plant Sciences, General
  011102 = Agronomy and Crop Science
  011103 = Horticultural Science
  011104 = Agricultural and Horticultural Plant Breeding
  011105 = Plant Protection and Integrated Pest Management
  011106 = Range Science and Management
  011199 = Plant Sciences, Other
  011200 = Soil Sciences
  011201 = Soil Science and Agronomy, General
  011202 = Soil Chemistry and Physics
  011203 = Soil Microbiology
  011299 = Soil Sciences, Other
  030000 = Natural Resources and Conservation
  030104 = Environmental Science
  030301 = Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management
  030502 = Forest Sciences and Biology
  030509 = Wood Science and Wood Products/Pulp and Paper Technology
  030601 = Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management
  260000 = Biological and Biomedical Sciences
  260100 = Biology, General
  260101 = Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  260102 = Biomedical Sciences, General
  260200 = Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology
  260202 = Biochemistry
  260203 = Biophysics
  260204 = Molecular Biology
  260205 = Molecular Biochemistry
  260206 = Molecular Biophysics
  260207 = Structural Biology
  260208 = Photobiology
  260209 = Radiation Biology/Radiobiology
  260210 = Biochemistry/Biophysics and Molecular Biology
  260299 = Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology, Other
  260300 = Botany/Plant Biology
  260301 = Botany/Plant Biology
  260305 = Plant Pathology/Phytopathology
  260307 = Plant Physiology
  260308 = Plant Molecular Biology
  260399 = Botany/Plant Biology, Other
  260400 = Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences
  260401 = Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology
  260403 = Anatomy
  260404 = Developmental Biology and Embryology
  260405 = Neuroanatomy
  260406 = Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
  260407 = Cell Biology and Anatomy
  260499 = Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences, Other
  260500 = Microbiological Sciences and Immunology
  260502 = Microbiology, General
  260503 = Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology
  260504 = Virology
  260505 = Parasitology
  260506 = Mycology
  260507 = Immunology
  260599 = Microbiological Sciences and Immunology, Other
  260700 = Zoology/Animal Biology
  260701 = Zoology/Animal Biology
  260702 = Entomology
  260707 = Animal Physiology
  260708 = Animal Behavior and Ethology
  260709 = Wildlife Biology
  260799 = Zoology/Animal Biology, Other
  260800 = Genetics
  260801 = Genetics, General
  260802 = Molecular Genetics
  260803 = Microbial and Eukaryotic Genetics
  260804 = Animal Genetics
  260805 = Plant Genetics
  260806 = Human/Medical Genetics
  260899 = Genetics, Other
  260900 = Physiology, Pathology and Related Sciences
  260901 = Physiology, General
  260902 = Molecular Physiology
  260903 = Cell Physiology
  260904 = Endocrinology
  260905 = Reproductive Biology
  260906 = Neurobiology and Neurophysiology
  260907 = Cardiovascular Science
  260908 = Exercise Physiology
  260909 = Vision Science/Physiological Optics
  260910 = Pathology/Experimental Pathology
  260911 = Oncology and Cancer Biology
  260999 = Physiology, Pathology, and Related Sciences, Other
  261000 = Pharmacology and Toxicology
  261001 = Pharmacology
  261002 = Molecular Pharmacology
  261003 = Neuropharmacology
  261004 = Toxicology
  261005 = Molecular Toxicology
  261006 = Environmental Toxicology
  261007 = Pharmacology and Toxicology
  261099 = Pharmacology and Toxicology, Other
  261100 = Biomathematics and Bioinformatics
  261101 = Biometry/Biometrics
  261102 = Biostatistics
  261103 = Bioinformatics
  261199 = Biomathematics and Bioinformatics, Other
  261200 = Biotechnology
  261201 = Biotechnology
  261300 = Ecology, Evolution, Systematics and Population Biology
  261301 = Ecology
  261302 = Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
  261303 = Evolutionary Biology
  261304 = Aquatic Biology/Limnology
  261305 = Environmental Biology
  261306 = Population Biology
  261307 = Conservation Biology
  261308 = Systematic Biology/Biological Systematics
  261309 = Epidemiology
  261399 = Ecology, Evolution, Systematics and Population Biology, Other
  269900 = Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
  269999 = Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
  421101 = Physiological Psychology/Psychobiology
Math
  270000 = Mathematics and Statistics
  270100 = Mathematics
  270101 = Mathematics, General
  270102 = Algebra and Number Theory
  270103 = Analysis and Functional Analysis
  270104 = Geometry/Geometric Analysis
  270105 = Topology and Foundations
  270199 = Mathematics, Other
  270300 = Applied Mathematics
  270301 = Applied Mathematics
  270303 = Computational Mathematics
  270399 = Applied Mathematics, Other
  270500 = Statistics
  270501 = Statistics, General
  270502 = Mathematical Statistics and Probability
  270599 = Statistics, Other
  279900 = Mathematics and Statistics, Other
  279999 = Mathematics and Statistics, Other
Non-STEM Life Science (opt.)
  261310 = Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  511401 = Medical Scientist (MS, PhD)
Physical Science
  400100 = Physical Sciences
  400101 = Physical Sciences
  400200 = Astronomy and Astrophysics
  400201 = Astronomy
  400202 = Astrophysics
  400203 = Planetary Astronomy and Science
  400299 = Astronomy and Astrophysics, Other
  400400 = Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology
  400401 = Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
  400402 = Atmospheric Chemistry and Climatology
  400403 = Atmospheric Physics and Dynamics
  400404 = Meteorology
  400499 = Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, Other
  400500 = Chemistry
  400501 = Chemistry, General
  400502 = Analytical Chemistry
  400503 = Inorganic Chemistry
  400504 = Organic Chemistry
  400506 = Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  400507 = Polymer Chemistry
  400508 = Chemical Physics
  400599 = Chemistry, Other
  400600 = Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences
  400601 = Geology/Earth Science, General
  400602 = Geochemistry
  400603 = Geophysics and Seismology
  400604 = Paleontology
  400605 = Hydrology and Water Resources Science
  400606 = Geochemistry and Petrology
  400607 = Oceanography, Chemical and Physical
  400699 = Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other
  400800 = Physics
  400801 = Physics, General
  400802 = Atomic/Molecular Physics
  400804 = Elementary Particle Physics
  400805 = Plasma and High-Temperature Physics
  400806 = Nuclear Physics
  400807 = Optics/Optical Sciences
  400808 = Solid State and Low-Temperature Physics
  400809 = Acoustics
  400810 = Theoretical and Mathematical Physics
  400899 = Physics, Other
  409900 = Physical Sciences, Other
  409999 = Physical Sciences, Other
Technology
  150000 = Engineering Technology, General
  150100 = Architectural Engineering Technologies/Technicians
  150101 = Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician
  150200 = Civil Engineering Technologies/Technicians
  150201 = Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
  150300 = Electrical Engineering Technologies/Technicians
  150303 = Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
  150304 = Laser and Optical Technology/Technician
  150305 = Telecommunications Technology/Technician
  150399 = Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
  150400 = Electromechanical Instrumentation and Maintenance Technologies/Technicians
  150401 = Biomedical Technology/Technician
  150403 = Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Technology
  150404 = Instrumentation Technology/Technician
  150405 = Robotics Technology/Technician
  150499 = Electromechanical and Instrumentation and Maintenance Technologies/Technicians, Other
  150500 = Environmental Control Technologies/Technicians
  150503 = Energy Management and Systems Technology/Technician
  150505 = Solar Energy Technology/Technician
  150506 = Water Quality and Wastewater Treatment Management and Recycling Technology/Technician
  150507 = Environmental Engineering Technology/Environmental Technology
  150508 = Hazardous Materials Management and Waste Technology/Technician
  150599 = Environmental Control Technologies/Technicians, Other
  150600 = Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians
  150607 = Plastics Engineering Technology/Technician
  150611 = Metallurgical Technology/Technician
  150612 = Industrial Technology/Technician
  150613 = Manufacturing Technology/Technician
  150699 = Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other
  150700 = Quality Control and Safety Technologies/Technicians
  150701 = Occupational Safety and Health Technology/Technician
  150702 = Quality Control Technology/Technician
  150703 = Industrial Safety Technology/Technician
  150704 = Hazardous Materials Information Systems Technology/Technician
  150799 = Quality Control and Safety Technologies/Technicians, Other
  150800 = Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians
  150801 = Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering Technology/Technician
  150803 = Automotive Engineering Technology/Technician
  150805 = Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
  150899 = Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians, Other
  150900 = Mining and Petroleum Technologies/Technicians
  150901 = Mining Technology/Technician
  150903 = Petroleum Technology/Technician
  150999 = Mining and Petroleum Technologies/Technicians, Other
  151000 = Construction Engineering Technologies
  151001 = Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
  151100 = Engineering-Related Technologies
  151102 = Surveying Technology/Surveying
  151103 = Hydraulics and Fluid Power Technology/Technician
  151199 = Engineering-Related Technologies, Other
  151200 = Computer Engineering Technologies/Technicians
  151201 = Computer Engineering Technology/Technician
  151202 = Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology
  151203 = Computer Hardware Technology/Technician
  151204 = Computer Software Technology/Technician
  151299 = Computer Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
  151300 = Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians
  151301 = Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
  151302 = CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician
  151303 = Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD
  151304 = Civil Drafting and Civil Engineering CAD/CADD
  151305 = Electrical/Electronics Drafting and Electrical/Electronics CAD/CADD
  151306 = Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD
  151399 = Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
  151400 = Nuclear Engineering Technologies/Technicians
  151401 = Nuclear Engineering Technology/Technician
  159900 = Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
  159999 = Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
  290000 = Military Technologies
  290101 = Military Technologies
  410000 = Science Technologies/Technicians
  410100 = Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician
  410101 = Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician
  410200 = Nuclear and Industrial Radiologic Technologies/Technicians
  410204 = Industrial Radiologic Technology/Technician
  410205 = Nuclear/Nuclear Power Technology/Technician
  410299 = Nuclear and Industrial Radiologic Technologies/Technicians, Other
  410300 = Physical Science Technologies/Technicians
  410301 = Chemical Technology/Technician
  410399 = Physical Science Technologies/Technicians, Other
  419900 = Science Technologies/Technicians, Other
  419999 = Science Technologies/Technicians, Other
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