Some universities that have GAC-accredited programs for their baccalaureate degrees in Project Management are the Colorado Technical University, Bellevue University and the University of Maryland. The Global Accreditation Center accredits the project management programs and related degrees of universities and colleges in different parts of the world.
The Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Programs is an accrediting body under the Project Management Institute, a professional organization that sets and grants standards for the project management field. GAC accredits the programs of higher institutions around the world at the undergraduate, postgraduate and doctorate levels. Some universities and colleges that have acquired GAC accreditation for their postgraduate project management degrees are the Boston University, Missouri State University, Walden University and the University of Alaska in Anchorage. The University of Maryland and the University of Management and Technology are the only institutes in North America to have GAC-accredited programs for their project management-related doctorate degrees.
A GAC seal of approval means that the educational programs offered by accredited institutions of higher education adhere to the highest content standards set by the Project Management Institute. It helps students to hold up to global peer competition and boosts institutional confidence. Higher education institutions that have achieved the GAC accreditation move up to a respected and coveted group of professionals.