Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation

The online programs are included within the accreditation of The Art Institute of Pittsburgh. The Art Institute of Pittsburgh is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. (267-284-5000) The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

Programmatic Accreditation

The Interior Design program leading to the Bachelor of Science degree is accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation, www.accredit-id.org, 206 Grandville Ave., Ste. 350, Grand Rapids, MI 49503.

The Bachelor of Science in Culinary Management is accredited by The Accrediting Commission of the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation.

State Licensing

The Art Institute of Pittsburgh is approved by the Ohio State Board of Career Colleges and Schools, 30 East Broad Street, Suite 2481, Columbus, OH 43215, 614-466-2752.

The Art Institute of Pittsburgh is authorized by the Pennsylvania Department of Education to confer the Bachelor of Science degrees, Associate of Science degrees and diplomas. The Department of Education can be reached by writing to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Education Office of Postsecondary and Higher Education, 333 Market Street, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17126, or by telephone at 1-717-783-6788.

The Art Institute of Pittsburgh programs are exempt from the Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education authorization as an online or distance delivered program and the institution does not have a physical presence in the state. The exemption from authorization is a provision under 20 AAC 17.015 (a)(5).

The Art Institute of Pittsburgh is licensed by the Alabama Commission on Higher Education, 100 North Union Street, Montgomery, Alabama 36104-4340.

The Art Institute of Pittsburgh is licensed by the Alabama Department of Postsecondary Education, 135 South Union Street, Montgomery, Alabama 36104-4340, 334-293-4500.

The Art Institute of Pittsburgh has been granted certification of the following degree programs by distance technology: Bachelor of Science in Advertising, Bachelor of Science in Culinary Management, Bachelor of Science in Graphic Design, Bachelor of Science in Game Art and Design, the Bachelor of Science in Fashion Marketing and Management, Bachelor of Science in Hotel and Restaurant Management, Bachelor of Science in Interior Design, Bachelor of Science in Media Arts & Animation, Bachelor of Science in Digital Photography, and Bachelor of Science in Web Design & Interactive Media by the Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

The Art Institute of Pittsburgh is authorized by the Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education (1400 West Washington Street, Room 2560, Phoenix, AZ 85007, 1.602.542.5709, www.azppse.gov).

The Art Institute of Pittsburgh is authorized by the Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission (2082 East Exchange Place, Suite 220, Tucker, GA 30084-4113, (770) 414-3300, www.gnpec.org.

The Kansas Board of Regents has approved The Art Institute of Pittsburgh to operate in the State of Kansas. The Kansas Board of Regents may be contacted at the following address: Kansas Board of Regents. Private Postsecondary Education Division, 1000 SW Jackson St., Suite 520, Topeka, Kansas 66612-1368 Telephone: (785) 296-0911 Fax: (785) 296-4526.

The Art Institute of Pittsburgh is registered with the Maryland Higher Education Commission as an Out-of-State Institution of Higher education offering online education.

The Art Institute of Pittsburgh is registered as a private institution with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education pursuant to sections 136A.61 to 136A.71. Registration is not an endorsement of the institution. Credits earned at the institution may not transfer to all other institutions.

The Art Institute of Pittsburgh has met the North Dakota University System's requirements for ND Century Code 15-18.1-02.8 Exemptions. (1815 Schafer St, Suite 202; Bismarck, ND 58501-1217; 701-328-2960; www.ndus.edu/system/state-authorization).

The Art Institute of Pittsburgh is registered with the New Mexico Higher Education Department.

The Art Institute of Pittsburgh is licensed to operate by the Commission on Postsecondary Education; 8778 South Maryland Parkway, Suite 115, Las Vegas NV 89123; 1.702.486.7330.

Without a physical presence in New York, The Art Institute of Pittsburgh is not required to apply for approval from the State Education Department, Office of Higher Education (5 North Mezzanine, Education Building; 89 Washington Ave; Albany, NY 12234; 518-474-2593; www.highered.nysed.gov).

The Art Institute of Pittsburgh is approved by the Ohio State Board of Career Colleges and Schools, 30 East Broad Street, Suite 2481, Columbus, OH 43215, 614-466-2752.

The Art Institute of Pittsburgh holds a Certificate of State Authorization from the Utah Division of Consumer Protection (160 East 300 South, Second Floor, Salt Lake City, UT 84111, 801.530.6601).

The Art Institute of Pittsburgh has been approved and is legally authorized to do business in the state of Wisconsin as a private postsecondary school, subject to the provisions of ยง38.50 Wisconsin Statutes, and all administrative rules adopted pursuant to the statutes. Approval includes on those programs and those locations specifically approved by the Board (201 West Washington Ave, 3rd Floor; Madison, WI 53703; 608-266-1996; http://eab.state.wi.us/).

Licensed by the State of Wyoming as a post-secondary proprietary school under W.S. 21-11-101 through 21-11-107.