NCES National Center for Education Statistics has released CIP2000 the “Classification of Instructional Programs: 2000 Edition.” This taxonomy of fields of study and programs is the third revision of the CIP. According to NCES CIP2000 is now the accepted federal government statistical standard for classifying instructional programs; in addition the 2000 edition has been adopted by Statistics Canada as their standard field of study taxonomy. Classification codes can be viewed at