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Capella University is Reaffirmed Among Select Institutions Offering Project Management Degree Programs

Accredited by the Project Management Institute Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs

MINNEAPOLIS, October 13, 2023--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Capella University – an institution dedicated to providing flexible online degree programs to help working adults pursue their careers – is preparing students for the field of project management through the following degree programs reaffirmed by the Project Management Institute (PMI) Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs (GAC) from December 1, 2022 through November 30, 2027:

  • Bachelor of Science in Business with a Specialization in Project Management

  • Master of Business Administration with a Specialization in Project Management

  • Master of Science in Information Technology with a Specialization in Project Management

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Business with a Specialization in Project Management

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Information Technology with a Specialization in Project Management

"I am incredibly proud of Capella University’s project management degree portfolio offerings and am excited about the PMI-GAC reaffirmation of accreditation," said Constance St. Germain, president of Capella University. "Capella University strives to continue to provide quality degree programs thanks to valuable contributions from students and faculty."

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 22 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.

"The reaffirmation of PMI-GAC accreditation is testament to the quality and value of our project management programs across business and technology at Capella University," said Cheryl Boncuore, interim dean, Capella University School of Business, Technology and Health Care Administration. "We thank our faculty, leadership team and university partners for their ongoing support and continuous improvement of our project management programs, as well as their diligent work toward this achievement. We look forward to continuing to educate project management students with excellence."

To learn more about Capella University’s project management degree offerings, visit the program website here.

About Capella University

Capella University ( is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Founded in 1993, the university is dedicated to providing flexible, professionally aligned online degree programs designed to help working adults advance in their careers. Known for its commitment to learner success, academic quality and innovations in online education, Capella pioneered competency-based direct assessment programs allowing students to learn at their own pace. For more information, call 1.888.CAPELLA (888.227.3552).

About PMI

PMI is the world's leading professional organization for a growing global community of millions of project professionals.

As the world’s leading authority on project management, 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 "for-purpose" organization working in nearly every country around the world to advance careers, strengthen organizational success, and enable 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.

Visit us at,,,, and on Twitter @PMInstitute.

About the GAC

Established by the PMI Board of Directors in 2001, the GAC is a specialized accrediting body that assures the quality of project management degree programs at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Visit us at

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Elaine Kincel