Apply for Accreditation

GAC accreditation is a peer-review process which confirms that a project management or related degree program has been carefully assessed and that its scale, scope, and academic quality conform to comprehensive international accreditation standards.

GAC Accreditation - Overview and Process

A review of GAC accreditation of university programs - includes information on the application process as well as the value and benefits gained once an academic program is accredited.

A Four-Step Process

A program applying for GAC accreditation may expect the entire process to take 12 to 18 months.

Letter of Intent

 
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The Letter of Intent provides the GAC an overview of the prospective applicant program, verifying that the program meets GAC eligibility requirements.

Self-Assessment Report

 
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The program engages in self-assessment and submits a report evidencing how it meets GAC Accreditation.

Onsite Evaluation

 
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Peer review by a team of experienced PM faculty and practitioners validating information in the Self-Assessment Report via an onsite visit with the program.

GAC Decision

 
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The GAC Directors base their decision on the collective evidence provided by the Letter of Intent, the Self-Assessment Report, and the Onsite Visit Report and Recommendation.

GAC Accreditation Policies and Processes

Learn more about GAC policies and processes related to accreditation.

GAC Accreditation Appeals

GAC Accreditation Complaint Policy

Obtain Assistance

GAC Staff can assist you with any questions you have about the process. Additionally, we can connect you with volunteer GAC mentors who have agreed to provide guidance in the process.

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