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Note: Country specific skills are subject to the two-year foreign residence (home country physical presence) requirement.

Exchange Visitor Skills

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01) Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences

1.00 Agriculture, General

1.01 Agricultural Business and Management
including Production Operations and Mechanization

1.06 Applied Horticulture/Horticulture

1.09 Animal Sciences
including Agricultural Animal Breeding; Animal Health and Nutrition; Dairy Science; Livestock Management; and Poultry Science

1.10 Food Science

1.11 Plant Sciences
including Crop Science; Horticulture Science; Agricultural and Horticultural Plant Breeding; Pest Management; and Range Science

1.12 Soil Science and Agronomy

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03) Natural Resources and Conservation

3.01 Natural Resources Conservation and Research & Environmental/ Wildlife/Wildlands Science/Studies including Environmental Protection

3.02 Natural Resources Management and Policy

3.03 Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management

3.05 Forestry

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04) Architecture and Related Services

4.03 City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning; Architectural Urban Design and Planning

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09) Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs

9.01 Communication and Media Studies

9.04 Journalism
including Broadcast Journalism; Photojournalism; On-Line/Web-page News

9.07 Radio, Television, and Digital Communication
including Media/Multimedia

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10) Communications Technologies, Technicians and Support Services

10.01 Communications Technology/Technicians

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11) Computer And Information Sciences and Support Services

11.01 Computer and Information Sciences, General
including Web Page Design; Database Administration; Cybernetics; Artificial Intelligence and Robotics and Information Technology

11.02 Computer Programming

11.03 Data Processing

11.04 Information Science/Studies

11.05 Computer Systems Analysis

11.07 Computer Science
including Systems Engineering

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13) Education

13.03 Curriculum and Instruction
including Media Design

13.12 Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods
including all types of levels and types of teaching including, but not limited to Adult and Continuing Education; Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle School and Secondary Education; Montessori Teacher Education; and Waldorf/Steiner Teacher Education

13.13 Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas
including, but not limited to Agriculture; Art; Business; Computers; Drama; Driver Safety; English, Foreign Languages; Geography; Health; History; Home Economics; Industrial Arts; Sales and Marketing; Math; Music; Physical Education; Psychology; Reading; Science; Social Studies; and Speech

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14) Engineering

14.02 Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering

14.03 Agricultural/Biological Engineering and Bioengineering

14.05 Biomedical/Medical Engineering

14.07 Chemical Engineering

14.08 Civil Engineering
including Geotechnical, Structural, Water Resources, and Transportation and Highway Engineering

14.09 Computer Hardware and Software Engineering

14.10 Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
including Radio Engineering

14.14 Environmental Engineering
including Pollution Control; Waste and Hazardous Material Disposal

14.18 Materials Engineering

14.19 Mechanical Engineering

14.21 Mining and Mineral Engineering

14.22 Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering

14.23 Nuclear Engineering

14.24 Ocean Engineering

14.25 Energy Engineering & Tech.
including Petroleum and Natural Gas

14.35 Industrial/Manufacturing Engineering

14.38 Surveying Engineering

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25) Library Science

There are no sub-groups for this category.

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26) Biological Sciences

26.01 Biology

26.03 Botany/Plant Biology

26.05 Microbiological Sciences and Immunology
also under Medicine

26.07 Zoology/Animal Biology

26.08 Genetics
all types, including Animal; Plant; Molecular; Microbial and Eukaryotic; and Human; as well as Genetic Engineering

26.13 Ecology, Population Biology

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27) Mathematics and Statistics

There are no sub-groups for this category.

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40) Physical Sciences

40.01 Physical Sciences

40.02 Astronomy; Astrophysics; Planetary Astronomy and Science; and Space Technology

40.04 Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology

40.05 Chemistry

40.06 Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences including Oceanography; Hydrology

40.08 Physics

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41) Science and Laboratory Technologies/Technicians

There are no sub-groups for this category.

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43) Security And Protective Services

Including Law Enforcement, Fire Protection, And Corrections

There are no sub-groups for this category.

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44) Public Administration and Social Service Professions

44.04 Public Administration
including City Planning, Urban Planning, Urban Transportation

44.07 Social Work/Youth Services
including Welfare and Probation

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46) Construction Trades

There are no sub-groups for this category.

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49) Transportation and Materials Moving

49.01 Air Transportation
including Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General; Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew; Aviation/ Airway Management and Operations; Air Traffic Controller; Flight Instructor

49.02 Ground Transportation
including Construction/Heavy Equipment/Earthmoving Equipment Operation; Commercial Vehicle Operation; and Mobil Crane Operation

49.03 Marine Transportation
including Commercial Fishing; Diver, Professional and Instructor; Marine Science/ Merchant Marine

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51) Health Services, Allied Health, Health Sciences, Medical Research, General

51.07 Health and Medical Administrative Services
including statistics and documentation

51.12 Medicine, Medical Research, including all specialties and fields
including, but not limited to: Allergy and Immunology, Anesthesiology, Audiology, Cancer, Cardiography, Cardiology, Colon and Rectal Surgery, Dermatology, Embryology, Emergency Medicine, Epidemiology, Family Practice, Forensic Medicine, Gastroenterology, Geriatrics, Hematology, Internal Medicine, Medical Genetics, Neurological Surgery, Neurology, Nuclear Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedic Surgery, Otolaryngology, Pathology, Pediatrics, Pharmacology and Pharmaceutics, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Physiology, Plastic Surgery, Podiatry, Preventive Medicine, Proctology, Psychiatry, Radiology, Radiation Oncology, Speech Pathology, Sports Medicine, Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Toxicology, Transitional, Thoracic Surgery, Urology, Virology

51.15 Mental and Social Health Services
including Substance Abuse Counseling; Marriage/ Family Counseling; and Psychoanalysis

51.16 Nursing
including all specialties

51.22 Public Health
including, but not limited to Environmental Health; Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene; Public Health Education and Promotion; International Health; Community Health and Preventive Medicine; and Health Services Administration

51.23 Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions

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52) Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

52.02 Business Administration, Management and Operations
including Industrial Administration & Management; Small Business Administration/ Operations; Franchising

52.17 Insurance

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60) Residency Programs

Residency programs are designed to prepare medical doctors M.D. or osteopaths DO, dentists DDS, D.M.D., and veterinarians D.V.M. for certification as practitioners of recognized specialties in their respective professions. These programs are approved and accredited by designated professional associations and require from one to five years to complete, depending on the program. Medical residencies usually require completion of an internship after the M.D. degree for program entry, while requirements vary for dentistry and veterinary programs.

60.02 Medical Residency Programs The program sponsor for medical residency programs is The Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates