Six Degree Programs in CTU’s College of Business and Management To Receive Accreditation From the Project Management Institute
Colorado Technical University’s College of Business and Management has received an additional seven years of accreditation from the Project Management Institute’s Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs. This accreditation is given to university degree programs that meet the GAC’s rigorous standards for accreditation, which includes an assessment of academic objectives and outcomes, faculty and student evaluation, onsite and online resources, and continued improvement in the area of project management education.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the United States is projected to add over half a million management jobs to the workforce by 20241. The Project Management Institute’s accreditation process ensures the accreditation of academic degree programs and their graduates in order to meet the standards of the rapidly growing field of project management. CTU is proud to have one of 106 project management degree programs in sixteen countries to receive this accreditation.
PMI’s accreditation applies to six of CTU’s project management-oriented degree programs:
Dr. Connie Johnson, CTU provost and chief academic officer, believes that PMI’s accreditation reflects CTU’s dedication to providing students with innovative and industry-relevant project management degree programs. "Our faculty and staff work tirelessly to build curriculums that prepare students with varied level of experience and career goals for an increasingly demanding job market,” Johnson said. “PMI’s accreditation reaffirms our ability to evolve, improve and innovate."
About Project Management Institute (PMI)
Project Management Institute is the world's leading not-for-profit professional membership association for the project, program and portfolio management profession. Founded in 1969, PMI delivers value for more than 2.9 million professionals working in nearly every country in the world through global advocacy, collaboration, education and research. PMI advances careers, improves organizational success and further matures the profession of project management through its globally recognized standards, certifications, resources, tools academic research, publications, professional development courses, and networking opportunities. As part of the PMI family, Human Systems International (HSI) provides organizational assessment and benchmarking services to leading businesses and government, while ProjectManagement.com and ProjectsAtWork.com create online global communities that deliver more resources, better tools, larger networks and broader perspectives.
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