The Art Institute Online
The history of The Art Institute Online begins with The Art Institute
of Pittsburgh, which was founded in 1921, more than 85 years ago. The
Art Institute Online was launched in the year 2000 as a division of The
Art Institute of Pittsburgh and offers 14 creative-focused academic
The Art Institute Online, a division of The Art Institute of Pittsburgh,
is a part of The Art Institutes, with 32 education institutions located
throughout North America, providing an important source of design, media
arts, fashion and culinary professionals. Student enrollment exceeded
66,000 as of fall 2004.
An Accredited Institution
The Art Institute Online is a division of The Art Institute of
Pittsburgh, which is accredited by the Accrediting Council for
Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS). The Art Institute of
Pittsburgh is authorized by the Pennsylvania Department of Education to
award Bachelor of Science and Associate of Science degrees.