DeVry University Reaffirmed as a Select Institution Offering Project Management Degree Programs

University also named PMI Authorized Training Partner

Naperville, Ill – Oct. 19, 2021 – Seven degree programs at DeVry University and its Keller Graduate School of Management were reaffirmed as accredited by Project Management Institute Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs (GAC). Specifically:

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. Only 130 project management degree programs in 20 countries are accredited by GAC.[1] This 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.

Authorized Training Partner

This year, PMI also recognized DeVry University as an Authorized Training Partner (ATP), approved to offer Project Management Professional (PMP)â certification exam preparation, plus disciplined agile training. To earn the PMI Authorized Training Partner designation, a provider must meet rigorous standards for quality and effectiveness. It also means students receive PMI-approved and vetted instructors and high-quality PMI-developed course content. PMPâ certification prep courses can only be taught by professors who are valid PMPâ certification holders, which requires the successful completion the PMI Authorized Training Partner Train the Trainer – PMP Exam Prep® program.

“DeVry University is dedicated to ensuring our project management curriculum is of the highest quality to prepare our students for the global workforce, and this reaffirmation of our GAC accreditation supports this commitment,” said Shantanu Bose, Ph.D., provost and chief academic officer at DeVry University. “We also are proud to be a PMI Authorized Training Partner. With a focus on continuous quality improvement and learning outcomes, as practiced throughout the university, our students will benefit greatly when learning at an Authorized Training Partner and be that much more prepared and closer to taking the PMPâ exam.”

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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

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DeVry University strives to close society’s opportunity gap and address emerging talent needs by preparing learners to thrive in careers shaped by continuous technological change. Founded in 1931, the university offers undergraduate and graduate programs onsite and online in Business, Healthcare and Technology. DeVry University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC, The university’s Keller Graduate School of Management is included in this accreditation. To learn more, visit