The Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs (GAC) is an independent academic accreditation body with policies, procedures, and standards for project, program, portfolio management, and related programs at the bachelor’s, post graduate, and doctoral degree levels.
The mission of GAC is to advance excellence in education worldwide. Its primary objective is to ensure that GAC accredited programs prepare students to meet business and government organizations' current and anticipated needs for qualified professionals in the field.
GAC is a member of the Association of Specialized and Professional Accreditors (ASPA), which advances the knowledge, skills, good practices, and ethical commitments of accreditors to enhance educational quality.
Watch the video to learn more about the steps involved for universities in the accreditation process and the value of accreditation for academic programs.
GAC Accreditation: Value, Benefits, and Process
The GAC Directors
The GAC is governed by the GAC Directors, who serve as the policy-making body in all matters related to GAC Accreditation of academic programs in the field of project, program, and portfolio management and are solely responsible for all related decisions.
This volunteer group comprises seven to thirteen members, with a majority of members drawn from academia and one public member.