Appendix E – CIP Codes

The purpose of the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) is to provide a taxonomic scheme that will support the accurate tracking, assessment, and reporting of fields of study and program completions activity.

CIP Code
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences (01)
Agricultural Sciences (02)
Natural Resources and Conservation (03)
Architecture and Related Services (04)
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, and Gender Studies (05)
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs (09)
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services (10)
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (11)
Personal and Culinary Services (12)
Education (13)
Engineering (14)
Engineering Technologies/Technicians (15)
Foreign languages, literatures, and Linguistics (16)
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences (19)
Programs for Series 21 (21)
Legal Professions and Studies (22)
English Language and Literature/Letters (23)
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities (24)
Library Science (25)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences (26)
Mathematics and Statistics (27)
Programs for Series 28 (28)
Military Technologies (29)
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies (30)
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies (31)
Philosophy and Religious Studies (38)
Theology and Religious Vocations (39)
Physical Sciences (40)
Science Technologies/Technicians (41)
Psychology (42)
Security and Protective Services (43)
Public Administration and Social Service Professions (44)
Social Sciences (45)
Construction Trades (46)
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians (47)
Precision Production (48)
Transportation and Materials Moving (49)
Visual and Performing Arts (50)
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (51)
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services (52)
Programs for Series 53 (53)
History (new) (54)
Programs for Series 55 (French/Canadian Language and Literature/Letters) (55)
Residency Programs (60)
Technology Education/Industrial Arts (21)
Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC, ROTC) (28)
Basic Skills (32)
Citizenship Activities (33)
Health-related Knowledge and Skills (34)
Interpersonal and Social Skills (35)
Leisure and Recreational Activities (36)
Personal Awareness and Self-Improvement (37)
High School/Secondary Diplomas and Certificates (53)