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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 (older link archive)
MAC Market Access and Compliance (unable to verify 1/20)
MACOSH Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (older link archive)
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 (changed to Risk MAP)
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; archive2)
MARAD Maritime Administration (older link archive)
MARC Machine-Readable Cataloging
MARI Minority HIV/AIDS Research Initiative
MARINe Multi-Agency Rocky Intertidal Network (older link archive)
MARSSIM Multi-Agency Radiation Survey and Site Investigation Manual
MARTS Advance Monthly Retail Trade Survey
MARVEL Machine Assisted Realization of the Virtual Electronic Library
MASCD Mission Assurance Standards and Capabilities Division
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
MFP Market Facilitation Program (older link archive) | Minority Fellowship Program | Money Follows the Person Rebalancing Demonstration program (older link archive; archive2) | Multifactor Productivity
MFRC Midwest Forensics Resource Center (unable to verify 12/19)
MGB Medical Genetics Branch (older link archive)
MGC Molecular Genomics Laboratory Core
MGG Marine Geology and Geophysics
MGGD Marine Geology and Geophysics Division (changed to MGG)
MGH Maternity Group Homes for Pregnant and Parenting Youth Program
MGI Materials Genome Initiative
MGM Minerals & Geology Management (older link archive)
MGMGB Medical Genomics and Metabolic Genetics Branch (older link archive)
MHA Making Homes Affordable
MH-CLD Mental Health Client-Level Data (older link archive)
MH RRTPs Mental Health Residential Rehabilitation and Treatment Programs
MHS Manufactured Housing Survey | Manufactured Housing Programs
MIC Microscopy and Imaging Core
MICAD Molecular Imaging and Contrast Agent Database
MIDAS Modernize and Innovate the Delivery of Agricultural Systems program
MIDOs Manufacturing Inspection District Offices
MIPS Merit-based Incentive Payment System (older link archive)
MIRS Monthly Interest Rate Survey
MIS Mineral Industry Surveys (older link archive)
MISE Maritime Information Sharing Environment (unable to verify 8/18)
MITR Manufacturing and International Trade Report
MIX Metadata for Images in XML Schema
MJIEDSP Multi-Jurisdiction Improvised Explosive Device Security Planning (older link archive)
MLARS Money Laundering and Asset Recovery Section
MLN Medicare Learning Network (older link archive)
MLR Monthly Labor Review
MLS Mass Layoff Statistics
MLU Major Land Uses
MMAB Marine Modeling and Analysis Branch
MMB Molecular Medicine Branch (older link archive)
MMC Marine Mammal Commission
MMD Mission Management Directorate (unable to verify 4/13)
MMHSRP Marine Mammal Health and Stranding Response Program (older link archive)
MML Marine Mammal Laboratory (older link archive) | Material Measurement Laboratory
MMM Marine Mammals Management (older link archive; archive2)
MMP Molecular Medicine Program (changed to Metals Biology and Molecular Medicine Group, then Molecular Medicine Group)
MMRR Medicare & Medicaid Research Review
MMS Minerals Management Service (changed to BOEMRE)
MMTD Marine Mammal & Turtle Division (older link archive)
MMWR Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report
MNMS Monitor National Marine Sanctuary
MNRG Midwest Natural Resources Group (unable verify 3/15)
MNSA Office of Multilateral Nuclear and Security Affairs (older link archive; archive2)
MOB Medical Oncology Branch (changed to MOS)
MOC Marine Operations Center
MoDA Ministry of Defense Advisors (unable to verify 7/15)
MODIS Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer
MODS Metadata Object Description Schema
MOLIS Minority On-Line Information Service (defunct)
MOOSE Multiphysics Object Oriented Simulation Environment (unable to access/verify 8/20)
MOPS Management and Organizational Practices Survey (older link archive)
MOS Medical Oncology Service
MOV Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor (older link archive; archive2)
MOVES MOtor Vehicle Emission Simulator
MS Mission Support (older link archive)
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; archive2)
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