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STEM Program Listing
A listing of STEM Programs (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics): Designation adheres to assignment by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).  The DHS derives STEM assignment based on the Department of Education’s CIP taxonomy within the two-digit series containing engineering (CIP code 14), biological sciences (CIP code 26), mathematics (CIP code 27), physical sciences (CIP code 40) or a related field. In general, related fields will include fields involving research, innovation, or development of new technologies using engineering, mathematics, computer science or natural sciences. This means that DHS may consider a degree to be in a STEM field even if it is not within the CIP two-digit series for the four identified core areas and may designate CIP codes meeting the definition at the two-, four- or six-digit level.