Monday, May 28th, 2018

DHS Announces Expanded List of STEM Degree Programs

" The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) today announced an expanded
list of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM)
designated-degree programs that qualify eligible graduates on student
visas for an optional practical training (OPT) extension. This
announcement builds on a series of administrative reforms designed to
further the Department's commitment to attracting international
students." – DHS, May 11, 2012.

See also: ICE Broadcast Message to all SEVIS users, Additions to the STEM-Designated Degree Program List, May 12, 2012.