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GovSpeak: A Guide to U.S. Government Acronyms & Abbreviations: M

The most current, extensive and fully-linked listing of U.S. government agency, office, program and publication acronyms.


M2M Mark-to-Market (older link archive)
M3 Manufacturers' Shipments, Inventories, and Orders Survey
M3UFO Manufacturers' Unfilled Orders Survey
MAC Market Access and Compliance
MACOSH Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health
MACPAC Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission
MADS Metadata Authority Description Schema
MAFCL Methods and Application of Food Composition Laboratory
MAIRS Monsoon Asia Integrated Regional Study (unable to verify 8/17)
MAP Market Access Program | Risk Mapping, Assessment and Planning
MAPP Modeling, Analysis, Predictions, and Projections (older link archive)
MAPS Mapping and Analysis for Public Safety (unable to verify 10/19) | Mass Attacks in Public Spaces | Mobile Applications for Public Safety (older link archive)
MARAD Maritime Administration (older link archive)
MARC Machine-Readable Cataloging
MARI Minority HIV/AIDS Research Initiative
MARINe Multi-Agency Rocky Intertidal Network (unable to access 10/19)
MARSSIM Multi-Agency Radiation Survey and Site Investigation Manual
MARTS Advance Monthly Retail Trade Survey
MARVEL Machine Assisted Realization of the Virtual Electronic Library
MAT Medication-Assisted Treatment
MATCH Metadata Access Tool for Climate and Health (discontinued 6/18; archive)
MATES Multi-Agency Tissue Engineering Science (unable to verify 2/16)
MATRIX Multi-State Anti-Terrorism Information Exchange (.pdf)
MATS Mercury and Air Toxics Standards
MAUDE Manufacturer and User Facility Device Experience
MAVEN Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN
MS Mission Support
MSA Metropolitan Statistical Area (older link archive)
MSB Mission Support Bureau (changed to MS) | Money Services Businesses
MSC FEMA Flood Map Service Center (older link archive) | Management Services Center (unable to verify 11/16)
MSCG Midwest Center for Structural Genomics (older link archive)
MSD Materials Science Division, ANL (older link archive) | Materials Science Division, LLNL | Mission Support Directorate
MSDS Material Safety Data Sheets (unable to verify 9/13)
MSEIP Minority Science and Engineering Improvement Program
MSEL Materials Science and Engineering Library (changed to MML)
MSFWs Migrant and Seasonal Farmworkers (earlier link archive)
MSHA Mine Safety and Health Administration
MSIP Minority Serving Institutions Program
MSIS Medicaid Statistical Information System (changed to T-MSIS)
MSN Macromolecular, Supramolecular and Nanochemistry
MSP Maritime Security Program (older link archive) | Mathematics and Science Partnerships (older link archive) | Higher Education Multicultural Scholars Program
MSPB Merit Systems Protection Board
MSPD Monthly Statement of the Public Debt
MSRP Montrose Settlements Restoration Program
MST Materials Science and Technology Division (older link archive)
MTBS Monitoring Trends in Burn Severity
MTDP Minority Telecommunications Development Program
MTED Market and Trade Economics Division
MTI Mineta Transportation Institute
MTS Marine Transportation System (older link archive) | Monthly Treasury Statement (older link archive)
MTW Moving to Work (older link archive)
Mu2e Muon-to-Electron-Conversion Experiment
MVP Million Veteran Program
MWL Mariners Weather Log
MWTS Monthly Wholesale Trade Survey
MXP Import/Export Price Indexes