Major Field of Study (MFS)
Status: This standard was replaced by the 'Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) Canada 2000' as of February 21, 2005.
The MFS was created for use in the 1986 Census of Population and was revised a number of times over the years. The version of MFS documented here is the one used to disseminate field-of-study data from the 2001 Census of Population. It comprises 11 major levels, 110 minor levels, and 449 unit levels.
|001-046Educational, Recreational and Counselling Services||Educational, Recreational and Counselling Services|
|047-079Fine and Applied Arts||Fine and Applied Arts|
|080-124Humanities and Related Fields||Humanities and Related Fields|
|125-187Social Sciences and Related Fields||Social Sciences and Related Fields|
|188-220Commerce, Management and Business Administration||Commerce, Management and Business Administration|
|221-266Agricultural, Biological, Nutritional, and Food Sciences||Agricultural, Biological, Nutritional, and Food Sciences|
|267-301Engineering and Applied Sciences||Engineering and Applied Sciences|
|302-369Applied Science Technologies and Trades||Applied Science Technologies and Trades|
|370-441Health Professions and Related Technologies||Health Professions and Related Technologies|
|442-480Mathematics, Computer and Physical Sciences||Mathematics, Computer and Physical Sciences|
|481-482No Specialization||No Specialization|