Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs (GAC)

The GAC is the world’s leading specialized accrediting body for project management and related degree programs, accrediting programs at the bachelor’s, postgraduate, and doctorate levels offered within accredited institutions of higher education worldwide.

The GAC is committed to fostering excellence and continuous improvement in academic degree programs related to the field of project management.

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accreditation handbook

Handbook of Accreditation for Academic Degrees and Awards

Review the updated standards of accreditation and learn more about the accreditation process and the transition from the 3.1 handbook.

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News and Highlights


Recently Accredited Programs

Learn about the most recent GAC accredited programs.

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GAC Releases Resources for Accreditation Onsite Visits

GAC Releases Resources for Accreditation Onsite Visits

Online training modules for GAC Onsite Team Members and programs considering or applying for GAC accreditation.

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130 GAC Accredited Programs and growing…search here for academic degree programs that meet your needs.

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Attend a GAC Accreditation Workshop Near You

Attend a GAC Accreditation Event Near You

Planning to apply or re-affirm your program’s accreditation? GAC accreditation events give you critical information on the steps in the process.

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Virtual Student Summit Available On Demand

The 2019 Virtual Student Summit is now available to access on-demand. Students can view sessions on an authentic agile mindset, ethics in project management, career trajectories of rising leaders in project management, and more. In addition, students can access information on PMI tools and resources that can support them both in school and on their project management career path.

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