Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) Canada 2021 Version 1.0 - Acronyms and superscripts

The following acronyms are used in CIP Canada 2021 Version 1.0:
Acronym Definition
AAS Associate of Applied Science
AC Air Conditioning
ACH Air Conditioning and Heating
ACHR Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration
ACR Air Conditioning and Refrigeration
AEGD Advanced Education in General Dentistry
AI Artificial Intelligence
ASL American Sign Language
ASN Associate of Science in Nursing
BA Bachelor of Arts
BArch Bachelor of Architecture
BAS Bachelor of Architectural Studies
BCL Bachelor of Civil Law
BDiv Bachelor of Divinity
BHASE Business, humanities, health, arts, social science and education
BIM Building Information Modeling
BLA Bachelor of Landscape Architecture
BPharm Bachelor of Pharmacy
BS Bachelor of Science
BSc Bachelor of Science
BScN Bachelor of Science in Nursing
BSLA Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture
BSN Bachelor of Science in Nursing
CA Chartered Accountant
CAD Computer-aided Drafting
CAIB Canadian Accredited Insurance Broker
CAM Computer-aided Manufacturing
CannSell Responsible Cannabis Sales Training Program
CBD Cannabidiol
CCIE Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert
CCNA Cisco Certified Network Associate
CCNP Cisco Certified Network Professional
CDA Certified Dental Assistant
Cert. Certificate
CEDO Certified Exposure Device Operator
CEGEP Collège d'enseignement général et professionnel
CGA Certified General Accountant
CFSC Canadian Firearms Safety Course
CIS Commonwealth of Independent States
CMA Certified Management Accountant
CNC Computer Numerical Control
CPM Certified Professional Midwife
CPR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
DArch Doctor of Architecture = PhD in Architecture
DCS Diploma of Collegial Studies
DC Doctor of Chiropractic
DDS Doctor of Dental Surgery
Dipl. Diploma
DMD Doctor of Dental Medicine (Latin: Dentariae Medicinae Doctor)
DNP Doctor of Nursing Practice = PhD in Nursing Practice
DO Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
DPH Doctor of Public Health = PhD in Public Health
DPharm Doctor of Pharmacy (formerly BSc in Pharmacy or BPharm)
DPM Doctor of Podiatric Medicine
DSW Developmental Services Worker
DTR Dietetic Technician, Registered
DVM Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
ECE Early Childhood Education
ECG Electrocardiograph
EDO Exposure Device Operator
EEG Electroencephalograph
EKG Electrocardiograph
EMR Emergency Medical Responder
EMT Emergency Medical Technician
EMT-A Emergency Medical Technician - Ambulance
EMT-P Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic
ENT Ear, Nose, and Throat
ESL English as a Second Language
FIIC Fellow of the Insurance Institute of Canada
FSL French as a Second Language
GED General Equivalency Diploma
GED test General Education Development test
GEOINT Geospatial Intelligence
GIS Geographic Information Science
GIS Geographic Information Systems
GP Gas piping fitter
HAC Heating and Air Conditioning
HACR Heating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration
HRAC Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
HVAC Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning
HVACR Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration
IB International Baccalaureate
IPSE Inclusive Post-Secondary Education
IT Information Technology
ITEP Indian Teacher Education Program
JD Doctor of Jurisprudence (Latin: Juris Doctor) = Bachelor degree in Law
JM Master of Legal Studies (Latin: Juris Master)
JSD Doctor of Juridical Science (Latin: Scientiae Juridicae Doctor) = PhD in Law
LAN Local Area Network
LDS Latter-Day Saints
LLB Bachelor of Laws (Latin: Legum Baccalaureus) = Bachelor degree in Law
LLD Doctor of Laws (Latin: Legum Doctor) = PhD in Law
LLL Licentiate in Laws
LLM Master of Laws (Latin: Legum Magister)
LM Licensed Midwife
LP Licensed Producer
LPN Licensed Practical Nurse
LVN Licensed Vocational Nurse
MA Master of Arts
MArch Master of Architecture
MCJ Master of Criminal Justice
MCL Master of Comparative Law
MCSA Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
MCSE Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
MCTS Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist
MD Doctor of Medicine (Latin: Medicinae Doctor)
MDiv Master of Divinity
MHL/Rav Master of Hebrew Letters and Rabbinical Ordination
MJ Master of Jurisprudence (Latin: Magister Juris)
MLA Master of Landscape Architecture
MLI Master of Legal Institutions
MPH Master of Public Health
MRI Magnetic Resonance Imaging
MS Master of Science
MSc Master of Science
MScLA Master of Science in Landscape Architecture
MScN Master of Science in Nursing
MSL Master of Studies in Law
MSLA Master of Science in Landscape Architecture
MSN Master of Science in Nursing
ND Doctor of Naturopathy
NMD Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine
OD Doctor of Optometry
OR Operating Room
ORL Otorhinolaryngology
PCOC Pleasure Craft Operator Card
PharmD Doctor of Pharmacy (formerly BSc in Pharmacy or BPharm)
PHCNP Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner
PhD Doctor of Philosophy (Latin: Philosophiae doctor)
PSW Personal Support Worker
PTSD Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
QSL Quebec Sign Language
RA Rehabilitation Assistant
RCMP Royal Canadian Mounted Police
RD Registered Dietitian
RPDt Registered Professional Dietitian
RDA Registered Dental Assistant
RDH Registered Dental Hygienist
RESO Reserve Entry Scheme Officer
RETP Reserve Entry Training Plan
RMT Registered Massage Therapist
RN Registered Nurse
RN (specialist) Registered Nurse specialist
RNFA Registered Nurse First Assistant
ROTP Regular Officer Training Plan
RPAS Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems
RPN Registered Practical Nurse
RPT Registered Play Therapist
RV Recreation Vehicle
SAR Tech Search and Rescue Technician
SB-RPT School Based Registered Play Therapist
SJD Doctor of Juridical Science (Latin: Scientiae Juridicae Doctor) = PhD in Law
sRPA Small Remotely Piloted Aircraft
STEM Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics
sUAS Small Unmanned Aircraft System
sUAV Small Unmanned Aerial Vehicle
TCCA Transport Canada Civil Aviation
TESL Teaching English as a Second Language
TESOL Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
UX User experience
UXD User Experience Design
WAN Wide Area Network
WHMIS Workplace Hazardous Materials Information Systems

Definition of superscripts

CIP classes which are comparable between Canada and the United States have identical codes. Classes that apply only in Canada use a CIP code not used in the United States and are highlighted by means of a superscript appearing at the end of the class title.

The superscript symbol used is:

Canadian class only
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