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Definition: An employee's major field of study.
Data Format: Number_F
Data Length: 6
Applicability: Form - Personnel Actions Standard Form 50/52
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This data element is only applicable with an EDUCATION LEVEL code of 06, 10, 13, or higher. Otherwise, the positions should be blank.

The National Center for Education Statistics maintains comprehensive implementation and other user information about the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) from which these codes and names/explanations are drawn on their website at

Valid Values: Current Values
Past Values