Regis University CPS School of Management to receive Project Management Institute’s Global Accreditation for Project Management Degree Program

Donnie VeaseyJune 14, 2013

(DENVER) – The School of Management in Regis University’s College for Professional Studies has been accredited by the Project Management Institute Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs (GAC).

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.

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.

This is great news,’ said Roxanne Gonzales, academic dean and professor of CPS.  “Many thanks to the team of Peter Bemski, Don Gier and Deb Halley for all their hard work.  It has paid off. Congratulations on a job well done!”

James Dorris, dean of the School of Management, added that "This is a major accomplishment, will help our students tremendously, and will provide us competitive advantage in the academic world of Project Management." 

Individuals who complete the CPS School of Management GAC accredited project management program earn 1,500 hours of project management experience toward the requirements that are needed to sit for PMI’s Project Management Professional (PMP)® credential examination.

CPS offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees designed for busy adults in business, computer sciences, counseling, education, humanities and more.  The CPS School of Management offers bachelor's and master’s degrees and certificates that reflect the Jesuit tradition which forms the foundation of learning at Regis University. School of Management students are required to think systemically, focusing on the theories and practices that promote effective leadership, service and positive change within organizations and their environments. The School of Management’s top-rated curriculum promotes analytical and creative decision-making abilities, providing students with an understanding and appreciation for business and its social and ethical environment.

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