2017 Edition

national industry 923120

Administration of Public Health Programs


This industry comprises government establishments primarily engaged in the planning, administration, and coordination of public health programs and services, including environmental health activities, mental health, categorical health programs, health statistics, and immunization services. Government establishments primarily engaged in conducting public health-related inspections are included in this industry.

The immediate parent of national industry 923120 is international industry 92312: Administration of Public Health Programs

Illustrative Examples

  • Communicable disease program administration, public administration
  • Mental health program administration, public administration
  • Coroners' offices, public administration
  • Public health program administration, nonoperating, public administration
  • Health program administration, public administration

2017 NAICS Edition Cross References

  • Government establishments primarily engaged in--
  • Operating hospitals (i.e., government or military)--are classified in Subsector 622, Hospitals;
  • Providing health care in a clinical setting (i.e., military or government clinics)--are classified in Subsector 621, Ambulatory Health Care Services; and
  • Inspecting food, plants, animals, and other agriculture products--are classified in Industry 926140, Regulation of Agricultural Marketing and Commodities.


The NAICS editions in which this code was present are indicated below. In the event that a code was changed from the prior edition the equivalent value in that edition is provided for reference.

Edition Value
2002 923120 -
2007 923120 -
2012 923120 -
2017 923120 -

Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) Mappings

  1. 9431 - Administration of Public Health Programs

Insurance Industry Mappings

The US Property and Casualty Insurance Industry may use the following classification descriptions which might encompass national industry 923120, Administration of Public Health Programs:

  1. administration of human resource program
  2. administration of public health program
  3. municipal not otherwise classified population
  4. municipality not otherwise classified population
  5. public administration


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