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Colombia

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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

1.01 Agricultural Business and Management
including Production Operations and Mechanization

1.06 Applied Horticulture/Horticulture

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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09) Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs

9.01 Communication and Media Studies

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

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10) Communications Technologies, Technicians and Support Services

10.01 Communications Technology/Technicians

10.02 Audiovisual Communications Technologies/Technicians
including Photographic and Film/Video Technology/Technician and Assistant; Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician; and Recording Arts Technology/ Technician

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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

11.06 Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications and Word Processing

11.07 Computer Science
including Systems Engineering

11.10 Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management

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13) Education

13.01 Education, General
including Educational Administration

13.02 Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multicultural

13.03 Curriculum and Instruction
including Media Design

13.06 Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research

13.09 Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education

13.10 Special Education and Teaching

13.11 Student Counseling and Personnel Services

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

14.09 Computer Hardware and Software Engineering

14.21 Mining and Mineral Engineering

14.22 Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering

14.23 Nuclear Engineering

14.25 Energy Engineering & Tech.
including Petroleum and Natural Gas

14.35 Industrial/Manufacturing Engineering

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16) Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Including Foreign Languages and Literatures; Linguistics; Language Interpretation and Translation; Comparative Literature; Language, Literature and Linguistics For All Languages In The World Including Various Forms and Study of Sign Language

There are no sub-groups for this category.

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23) English Language and Literature/Letters

Including English Literature, Composition, and Various Types of English Writing

There are no sub-groups for this category.

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26) Biological Sciences

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

26.11 Biomathematics and Bioinformatics

26.12 Biotechnology

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

40.06 Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences including Oceanography; Hydrology

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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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48) Precision Production

Application Of Technical Knowledge And Skills To Create Products Using Techniques Of Precision Craftsmanship Or Technical Illustration.

48.00 Precision Production Trades
including Metal Working, Woodworking, and Drafting

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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

51.02 Communication Disorders Sciences & Services
including Speech Language Pathology and Sign Language Interpretation

51.04 Dentistry, Advanced/Graduate Dentistry, Oral Sciences, Dental Technology
including Orthodontics

51.06 Dental Support Services/Assistant

51.09 Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions
including, but not limited to the following fields: Emergency Medical; Cardiovascular; Electrocardiograph; Electroneurodiagnostic / Electroencephalographic; Nuclear Medical; Perfusionist; Radiation Therapy; Respiratory Care Therapy; Surgical; Sonography and Ultrasound; Radiography; Athletic Training; Genetic Therapy; Cardiopulmonary; and Radiation Protection/Health Physics

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

51.16 Nursing
including all specialties

51.17 Optometry

51.19 Osteopathic Medicine/ Osteopathy

51.20 Pharmacy
including Administration

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

51.24 Veterinary Medicine

51.25 Veterinary Biomedical and Clinical Sciences
including all Veterinary Sciences; Anatomy; Physiology; Microbiology; Pathology; and Toxicology as well as Animal/ Veterinary Surgery and Medicine

51.31 Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition

51.33 Alternative Medicine

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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.

60.01 Dental Residency Programs

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

60.03 Veterinary Residency Programs