To demonstrate that the University of Wisconsin-Platteville is preparing students for the rapidly growing and highly demanded field of project management, the Master of Science in Project Management program has been reaffirmed by the Project Management Institute Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs (GAC) through 2027.
Degree programs that achieve GAC accreditation must demonstrate and meet the GAC's rigorous global standards of accreditation, which include an assessment of each program's objectives and outcomes, faculty and student evaluations, onsite and online resources, annual self-evaluation, and proof of continuous improvements in the area of project management education. Over 135 project management degree programs in twenty-two countries around the world are accredited by GAC. GAC accreditation ensures the quality of academic degree programs and their graduates in order to meet the standards of the rapidly growing field of project management.
"I'm delighted that UW-Platteville's M.S. in Project Management program has once again received full accreditation by Project Management Institute's Global Accreditation Center," said Bill Haskins, longtime program director. "Our continuous accreditation since 2008 represents a long history of academic excellence, truly the de facto gold standard in project management education, and a clear marker of quality for all our current and future students."
About University of Wisconsin-Platteville graduate programs
An online degree from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville is a proven step to boosting your earning potential and advancing your career. UW-Platteville is known as a pioneer in distance education and bolsters that reputation by providing quality, innovative programs and courses at an affordable cost. Join a select group of leaders who have already discovered that online programming from UW-Platteville is a great pathway to professional success.
UW-Platteville offers ten online Master's degree programs: Applied Biotechnology, Criminal Justice, Cybersecurity, Engineering, Healthcare Administration, Integrated Supply Chain Management, Organizational Change Leadership, Project Management, Sport Administration, and Strategic Management. The university also offers several graduate certificate programs.
About Project Management Institute
Project Management Institute (PMI) is the leading professional association for project management and the authority for a growing global community of millions of project professionals and individuals who use project management skills. Collectively, these professionals and "changemakers" consistently create better outcomes for businesses, community, and society worldwide.
PMI empowers people to make ideas a reality. Through global advocacy, networking, collaboration, research, and education, PMI prepares organizations and individuals at every stage of their career journey to work smarter so they can drive success in a world of change.
Building on a proud legacy dating to 1969, PMI is a not-for-profit, for-purpose organization working in nearly every country around the world to advance careers, strengthen organizational success, and enable project professionals and changemakers with new skills and ways of working to maximize their impact. PMI offerings include globally recognized standards, certifications, online courses, thought leadership, tools, digital publications, and communities.
About the PMI Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs (GAC)
Established by the PMI Board of Directors in 2001, the Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs (GAC) is a specialized accrediting body that assures the quality of project management degree programs at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Visit us at www.gacpm.org.