Occupational & Educational Codes

Occupations and instructional programs have dedicated classification systems which facilitate the organization, collection, and reporting of statistical and comparative data. Occupational code systems, such as the Standard Occupational Classification system, and instructional code systems, such as the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP), offer organized, numerical coding that are also cross-mapped between each other. 


Occupational Classification

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) - is a United States system to classify workers into occupational categories for the purpose of collecting, calculating, or disseminating data.  It is used by many government agencies, job hunters, employment agencies, and commercial industries to analyze employement trends and new opportunities.


Educational Classification

Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) - is a United States system of instructional programs to facilitate the organization, collection, and reportion of fields of study and program completions.  It is the U.S. Federal Government standard on instructional program classifications.