Physical Education and Exercise Science

Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) Codes1 &
Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Codes2

Physical Education and Exercise Science (AA.PHED): 31.0501 - Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General

These occupational titles are associated with this program of study:

27-2021 - Athletes and Sports Competitors
27-2022 - Coaches and Scouts
39-9031 - Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors

Some of the occupational titles listed above may require additional education and/or passing a certification or licensure exam.

1 CIP Code: The Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) framework was developed by the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) and is used by higher education institutions to track and report information about their programs of study.
2 SOC Code: The 2010 Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) system is used by Federal statistical agencies to classify workers into occupational categories for the purpose of collecting and disseminating data.
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