PMI Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs
The Project Management Institute Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs (GAC) accredits bachelor’s, postgraduate and doctoral degree programs in project management, a dynamic and growing profession worldwide.
Accreditation is important for both degree programs and their students. It publicly confirms that a project management program meets comprehensive quality standards and can prepare students for success in project management careers.
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Thinking of Attending a GAC Accredited Program?
If you’re a student or practitioner who’s considering attaining a project management degree, there are many reasons why it makes sense to choose a GAC accredited academic program.
If a program has earned GAC accreditation, you can choose it with confidence, knowing that it offers high-quality project management education.
As a graduate, you’ll receive 1,500 hours of project management experience toward earning the PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)® and the Program Management Professional (PgMP)® credentials.
And GAC program graduates are marketable, since it’s clear that their education is based on rigorous standards of quality.
Thinking of Accrediting Your Degree Program?
For administrators and educators, GAC accreditation confirms publicly that your project management program meets comprehensive quality standards and can prepare students for success in project management careers.
Degree programs eligible for GAC accreditation are found in a wide range of disciplines, from business to engineering to construction to IT. Additionally, an eligible degree can have project management as its main focus, or as a concentration within a degree, such as a Masters of Business Administration with a Project Management Concentration.
Whether your project management program is just starting out or already established, GAC accreditation adds prestige and marketability, and makes sure you’re giving your students what they need.