DHS STEM OPT Designated Degree Programs List 2011

May 12, 2011 By: SEVP Download pdf

Notice. On May 12, 2012 DHS updated the STEM Designated Degree Program List. Please refer to that list.

The 2011 list below is maintained on this site for reference purposes.

2011 STEM Designated Degree Program List

CIP Code Family

2010 CIP Code

Numeric Order CIP Code Title

1

01.0901

Animal Sciences, General

1

01.0902

Agricultural Animal Breeding

1

01.0903

Animal Health

1

01.0904

Animal Nutrition

1

01.0905

Dairy Science

1

01.0906

Livestock Management

1

01.0907

Poultry Science

1

01.1001

Food Science

1

01.1002

Food Technology and Processing

1

01.1101

Plant Sciences, General

1

01.1102

Agronomy and Crop Science

1

01.1103

Horticultural Science

1

01.1104

Agricultural and Horticultural Plant Breeding

1

01.1105

Plant Protection and Integrated Pest Management

1

01.1106

Range Science and Management

1

01.1201

Soil Science and Agronomy, General

1

01.1202

Soil Chemistry and Physics

1

01.1203

Soil Microbiology

3

03.0104

Environmental Science

3

03.0502

Forest Sciences and Biology

3

03.0509

Wood Science and Wood Products/Pulp and Paper Technology

9

09.0702

Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia

10

10.0304

Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects

11

11.0101

Computer and Information Sciences, General

11

11.0102

Artificial Intelligence

11

11.0103

Information Technology

11

11.0104

Informatics

11

11.0201

Computer Programming/Programmer, General

11

11.0202

Computer Programming, Specific Applications

11

11.0203

Computer Programming, Vendor/Product Certification

11

11.0301

Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician

11

11.0401

Information Science/Studies

11

11.0501

Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst

11

11.0701

Computer Science

11

11.0801

Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design

11

11.0802

Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration

11

11.0803

Computer Graphics

11

11.0804

Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation

11

11.0901

Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications

11

11.1001

Network and System Administration/Administrator

11

11.1002

System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager

11

11.1003

Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance

11

11.1004

Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster

11

11.1005

Information Technology Project Management

11

11.1006

Computer Support Specialist

13

13.0603

Educational Statistics and Research Methods

14

14.0101

Engineering, General

14

14.0102

Pre-Engineering

14

14.0201

Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering

14

14.0301

Agricultural Engineering

14

14.0401

Architectural Engineering

14

14.0501

Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering

14

14.0601

Ceramic Sciences and Engineering

14

14.0701

Chemical Engineering

14

14.0702

Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

14

14.0801

Civil Engineering, General

14

14.0802

Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering

14

14.0803

Structural Engineering

14

14.0804

Transportation and Highway Engineering

14

14.0805

Water Resources Engineering

14

14.0901

Computer Engineering, General

14

14.0902

Computer Hardware Engineering

14

14.0903

Computer Software Engineering

14

14.1001

Electrical and Electronics Engineering

14

14.1003

Laser and Optical Engineering

14

14.1004

Telecommunications Engineering

14

14.1101

Engineering Mechanics

14

14.1201

Engineering Physics/Applied Physics

14

14.1301

Engineering Science

14

14.1401

Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering

14

14.1801

Materials Engineering

14

14.1901

Mechanical Engineering

14

14.2001

Metallurgical Engineering

14

14.2101

Mining and Mineral Engineering

14

14.2201

Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering

14

14.2301

Nuclear Engineering

14

14.2401

Ocean Engineering

14

14.2501

Petroleum Engineering

14

14.2701

Systems Engineering

14

14.2801

Textile Sciences and Engineering

14

14.3201

Polymer/Plastics Engineering

14

14.3301

Construction Engineering

14

14.3401

Forest Engineering

14

14.3501

Industrial Engineering

14

14.3601

Manufacturing Engineering

14

14.3701

Operations Research

14

14.3801

Surveying Engineering

14

14.3901

Geological/Geophysical Engineering

14

14.4001

Paper Science and Engineering

14

14.4101

Electromechanical Engineering

14

14.4201

Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering

14

14.4301

Biochemical Engineering

14

14.4401

Engineering Chemistry

14

14.4501

Biological/Biosystems Engineering

15

15.0000

Engineering Technology, General

15

15.0101

Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician

15

15.0201

Civil Engineering Technology/Technician

15

15.0303

Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician

15

15.0304

Laser and Optical Technology/Technician

15

15.0305

Telecommunications Technology/Technician

15

15.0306

Integrated Circuit Design

15

15.0401

Biomedical Technology/Technician

15

15.0403

Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Technology

15

15.0404

Instrumentation Technology/Technician

15

15.0405

Robotics Technology/Technician

15

15.0406

Automation Engineer Technology/Technician

15

15.0501

Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Engineering Technology/Technician

15

15.0503

Energy Management and Systems Technology/Technician

15

15.0505

Solar Energy Technology/Technician.

15

15.0506

Water Quality and Wastewater Treatment Management and Recycling Technology/Technician

15

15.0507

Environmental Engineering Technology/Environmental Technology

15

15.0508

Hazardous Materials Management and Waste Technology/Technician

15

15.0607

Plastics and Polymer Engineering Technology/Technician

15

15.0611

Metallurgical Technology/Technician

15

15.0612

Industrial Technology/Technician

15

15.0613

Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician

15

15.0614

Welding Engineering Technology/Technician

15

15.0615

Chemical Engineering Technology/Technician

15

15.0616

Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology

15

15.0701

Occupational Safety and Health Technology/Technician

15

15.0702

Quality Control Technology/Technician

15

15.0703

Industrial Safety Technology/Technician

15

15.0704

Hazardous Materials Information Systems Technology/Technician

15

15.0801

Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering Technology/Technician

15

15.0803

Automotive Engineering Technology/Technician

15

15.0805

Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician

15

15.0901

Mining Technology/Technician

15

15.0903

Petroleum Technology/Technician

15

15.1001

Construction Engineering Technology/Technician

15

15.1102

Surveying Technology/Surveying

15

15.1103

Hydraulics and Fluid Power Technology/Technician

15

15.1201

Computer Engineering Technology/Technician

15

15.1202

Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology

15

15.1203

Computer Hardware Technology/Technician

15

15.1204

Computer Software Technology/Technician

15

15.1301

Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General

15

15.1302

CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician

15

15.1303

Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD

15

15.1304

Civil Drafting and Civil Engineering CAD/CADD

15

15.1305

Electrical/Electronics Drafting and Electrical/Electronics CAD/CADD

15

15.1306

Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD

15

15.1401

Nuclear Engineering Technology/Technician

15

15.1501

Engineering/Industrial Management

15

15.1502

Engineering Design

15

15.1503

Packaging Science

15

15.1601

Nanotechnology

26

26.0101

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

26

26.0102

Biomedical Sciences, General

26

26.0202

Biochemistry

26

26.0203

Biophysics

26

26.0204

Molecular Biology

26

26.0205

Molecular Biochemistry

26

26.0206

Molecular Biophysics

26

26.0207

Structural Biology

26

26.0208

Photobiology

26

26.0209

Radiation Biology/Radiobiology

26

26.0210

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

26

26.0301

Botany/Plant Biology

26

26.0305

Plant Pathology/Phytopathology

26

26.0307

Plant Physiology

26

26.0308

Plant Molecular Biology

26

26.0401

Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology

26

26.0403

Anatomy

26

26.0404

Developmental Biology and Embryology

26

26.0406

Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology

26

26.0407

Cell Biology and Anatomy

26

26.0502

Microbiology, General

26

26.0503

Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology

26

26.0504

Virology

26

26.0505

Parasitology

26

26.0506

Mycology

26

26.0507

Immunology

26

26.0508

Microbiology and Immunology

26

26.0701

Zoology/Animal Biology

26

26.0702

Entomology

26

26.0707

Animal Physiology

26

26.0708

Animal Behavior and Ethology

26

26.0709

Wildlife Biology

26

26.0801

Genetics, General

26

26.0802

Molecular Genetics

26

26.0803

Microbial and Eukaryotic Genetics

26

26.0804

Animal Genetics

26

26.0805

Plant Genetics

26

26.0806

Human/Medical Genetics

26

26.0807

Genome Sciences/Genomics

26

26.0901

Physiology, General

26

26.0902

Molecular Physiology

26

26.0903

Cell Physiology

26

26.0904

Endocrinology

26

26.0905

Reproductive Biology

26

26.0907

Cardiovascular Science

26

26.0908

Exercise Physiology

26

26.0909

Vision Science/Physiological Optics

26

26.0910

Pathology/Experimental Pathology

26

26.0911

Oncology and Cancer Biology

26

26.0912

Aerospace Physiology and Medicine

26

26.1001

Pharmacology

26

26.1002

Molecular Pharmacology

26

26.1003

Neuropharmacology

26

26.1004

Toxicology

26

26.1005

Molecular Toxicology

26

26.1006

Environmental Toxicology

26

26.1007

Pharmacology and Toxicology

26

26.1101

Biometry/Biometrics

26

26.1102

Biostatistics

26

26.1103

Bioinformatics

26

26.1104

Computational Biology

26

26.1201

Biotechnology

26

26.1301

Ecology

26

26.1302

Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography

26

26.1303

Evolutionary Biology

26

26.1304

Aquatic Biology/Limnology

26

26.1305

Environmental Biology

26

26.1306

Population Biology

26

26.1307

Conservation Biology

26

26.1308

Systematic Biology/Biological Systematics

26

26.1309

Epidemiology

26

26.1310

Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

26

26.1401

Molecular Medicine

26

26.1501

Neuroscience

26

26.1502

Neuroanatomy

26

26.1503

Neurobiology and Anatomy

26

26.1504

Neurobiology and Behavior

27

27.0101

Mathematics, General

27

27.0102

Algebra and Number Theory

27

27.0103

Analysis and Functional Analysis

27

27.0104

Geometry/Geometric Analysis

27

27.0105

Topology and Foundations

27

27.0301

Applied Mathematics, General

27

27.0303

Computational Mathematics

27

27.0304

Computational and Applied Mathematics

27

27.0305

Financial Mathematics

27

27.0306

Mathematical Biology

27

27.0501

Statistics, General

27

27.0502

Mathematical Statistics and Probability

27

27.0503

Mathematics and Statistics

29

29.0201

Intelligence, General

29

29.0202

Strategic Intelligence

29

29.0203

Signal/Geospatial Intelligence

29

29.0204

Command & Control (C3, C4I) Systems and Operations

29

29.0205

Information Operations/Joint Information Operations

29

29.0206

Information/Psychological Warfare and Military Media Relations

29

29.0207

Cyber/Electronic Operations and Warfare

29

29.0301

Combat Systems Engineering

29

29.0302

Directed Energy Systems

29

29.0303

Engineering Acoustics

29

29.0304

Low-Observables and Stealth Technology

29

29.0305

Space Systems Operations

29

29.0306

Operational Oceanography

29

29.0307

Undersea Warfare

29

29.0401

Aerospace Ground Equipment Technology

29

29.0402

Air and Space Operations Technology

29

29.0403

Aircraft Armament Systems Technology

29

29.0404

Explosive Ordinance/Bomb Disposal

29

29.0405

Joint Command/Task Force (C3, C4I) Systems

29

29.0406

Military Information Systems Technology

29

29.0407

Missile and Space Systems Technology

29

29.0408

Munitions Systems/Ordinance Technology

29

29.0409

Radar Communications and Systems Technology

30

30.0101

Biological and Physical Sciences

30

30.0601

Systems Science and Theory

30

30.0801

Mathematics and Computer Science

30

30.1001

Biopsychology

30

30.1801

Natural Sciences

30

30.1901

Nutrition Sciences

30

30.2501

Cognitive Science

30

30.3201

Marine Sciences

40

40.0101

Physical Sciences

40

40.0201

Astronomy

40

40.0202

Astrophysics

40

40.0203

Planetary Astronomy and Science

40

40.0401

Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General

40

40.0402

Atmospheric Chemistry and Climatology

40

40.0403

Atmospheric Physics and Dynamics

40

40.0404

Meteorology

40

40.0501

Chemistry, General

40

40.0502

Analytical Chemistry

40

40.0503

Inorganic Chemistry

40

40.0504

Organic Chemistry

40

40.0506

Physical Chemistry

40

40.0507

Polymer Chemistry

40

40.0508

Chemical Physics

40

40.0509

Environmental Chemistry

40

40.0510

Forensic Chemistry

40

40.0511

Theoretical Chemistry

40

40.0601

Geology/Earth Science, General

40

40.0602

Geochemistry

40

40.0603

Geophysics and Seismology

40

40.0604

Paleontology

40

40.0605

Hydrology and Water Resources Science

40

40.0606

Geochemistry and Petrology

40

40.0607

Oceanography, Chemical and Physical

40

40.0801

Physics, General

40

40.0802

Atomic/Molecular Physics

40

40.0804

Elementary Particle Physics

40

40.0805

Plasma and High-Temperature Physics

40

40.0806

Nuclear Physics

40

40.0807

Optics/Optical Sciences

40

40.0808

Condensed Matter and Materials Physics

40

40.0809

Acoustics

40

40.0810

Theoretical and Mathematical Physics

40

40.1001

Materials Science

40

40.1002

Materials Chemistry

41

41.0000

Science Technologies/Technicians, General

41

41.0101

Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician

41

41.0204

Industrial Radiologic Technology/Technician

41

41.0205

Nuclear/Nuclear Power Technology/Technician

41

41.0301

Chemical Technology/Technician

41

41.0303

Chemical Process Technology

42

42.2701

Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics

42

42.2702

Comparative Psychology

42

42.2703

Developmental and Child Psychology

42

42.2704

Experimental Psychology

42

42.2705

Personality Psychology

42

42.2706

Physiological Psychology/Psychobiology

42

42.2707

Social Psychology

42

42.2708

Psychometrics and Quantitative Psychology

42

42.2709

Psychopharmacology

43

43.0106

Forensic Science and Technology

45

45.0702

Geographic Information Science and Cartography

51

51.1401

Medical Scientist

51

51.2003

Pharmaceutics and Drug Design

51

51.2004

Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry

51

51.2005

Natural Products Chemistry and Pharmacognosy

51

51.2706

Medical Informatics

52

52.1301

Management Science

52

52.1302

Business Statistics

52

52.1304

Actuarial Science