Institutional Accreditation

The Art Institute of Houston, including its branch campuses, The Art Institute of Austin, and The Art Institute of San Antonio, is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of The Art Institute of Houston.

Program List CIP Code Report

Programmatic Accreditation

The Bachelor of Science degree in Culinary Management, the Bachelor of Science degree in Food & Beverage Management, the Associate of Applied Science degree in Culinary Arts, the Associate of Applied Science degree in Baking & Pastry, the Associate of Applied Science degree in Restaurant and Catering Management, and Diploma programs in Culinary Arts and Baking & Pastry are accredited by The Accrediting Commission of the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation. The Interior Design program leading to the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree is accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation,, 206 Grandville Ave., Ste. 350, Grand Rapids, MI 49503.

State Licensing

The Art Institute of Houston holds a Certificate of Authorization from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.