The mission of the Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission (GNPEC) is to ensure that each authorized in-state nonpublic and out-of-state postsecondary educational institution doing business in the State of Georgia is educationally sound and financially stable. In order to support this responsibility, GNPEC requires the submission and approval of an Institutional Proposal prior to providing access to the Initial Authorization Application.

Institution Address
Program Level
Program Level
Program Level
Please note that unaccredited institutions are limited to the application of three programs as part of the Application Evaluation Fee. Each additional program during the initial authorization application process will be subject to the Program Evaluation Fee.
One file only.
256 MB limit.
Allowed types: txt, rtf, pdf, doc, docx, odt, ppt, pptx, odp, xls, xlsx, ods.
Submit a narrative justifying the need for each proposed program within Georgia.  Use official labor data, such as Georgia Department of Labor data or United States Department of Labor data.
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256 MB limit.
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