CIP Requests

CIP Code Request Form - Program

  • Instructions

    Please review the form before you begin filling it out, to be sure you have all of the information you will need to complete the form. Once you have all of the information needed, it should not take you more than 10 minutes to complete the submit the request. Only ONE Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) code can be included per form. You may include multiple programs, so long as the same CIP is applied to all programs and you include complete documentation for all programs included in the request. For multiple CIPs, submit multiple forms.
  • What to Expect

    As soon as you submit the completed form, you will receive confirmation that your request was submitted; we will receive your request (which will include all of the information we need to submit your request to NM HED); and the appropriate administrator (per your response on the form) will receive a notice to affirm the request. Once the administrator affirms the request, we will complete and submit the appropriate form to HED. You will be notified when we receive a response from HED.
  • Person Completing this Request

  • Administrator Approving this Request

  • Program Information

  • CIP Information must come directly from the NCES website:

    To search the official national listings and descriptions for the information required below, open a new browser window to
  • E.g. 01.0106
  • E.g. Agricultural Business Technology
  • E.g. 01.0103
  • E.g. Agricultural Economics
  • Required Documents

    You must attach the following for your request be complete:
    1) Complete program proposal with NMSU signed approval sheet(s) (i.e. curriculum committee/signed minutes for new programs; administrative approval for CIP changes; etc.)
    2) If required, NM HED signed approval by the LFC/HED
    3) Description of the program(s) as will be seen in the Catalog
    4) Course list for the program(s) as will be seen in the Catalog