The Art Institute Online

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The Art Institute Online

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If you are interested in pursuing your education in culinary or hotel and restaurant management, consider taking classes online to earn your degree at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh. The Art Institute offers a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Culinary Management as well as Hotel & Restaurant Management. Students of The Art Institute may also obtain an online certificate in Food and Beverage Operations.

Finding the right cooking school & hospitality management program that meets your needs is the first step to a new career in the field of Culinary Arts. Choosing the right school for you may be a daunting task, but we have provided you with the information you need to find a school that fits you best.

Below is some basic information about The Art Institute of Pittsburgh online programs, but if you really want to learn more, you should fill out the short questionnaire to receive more detailed information from a school representative. A representative from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh will contact you to discuss program requirements, financial aid, the admissions process, and any other questions you may have.

About the Art Institute

The Art Institute has more than 50 locations across North America and offers 27 programs of study. In conjunction with The Art Institute of Pittsburgh, the Online Division gives students the opportunity to manage their schedule by taking online classes to obtain their degree. The majority of online classes include students from many different Art Institute Divisions. Online courses are faster paced and allow student to complete their program of study in a shorter amount of time.

Courses are designed to prepare students for an entry-level career in the culinary, hotel, or restaurant management field. Students enrolled in online courses have access to free tutoring services and various online resources such as digital textbooks to help them complete their degree.


Programs of Study

Hotel and Restaurant Management

This bachelor’s degree program helps students obtain a greater understanding of both front-room and front-office procedures as well as a foundation in kitchen procedures and preparation. Students have the opportunity to gain the skills necessary to work in a hotel, resort, or casino. Coursework is designed to provide students with effective decision-making skills and human relations abilities.

Food & Beverage Operations (Certificate)

Event Management (Certificate)


The Art Institute of Pittsburgh is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, which is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

Financial Aid

Financial aid is available for those who qualify. The Art Institute of Pittsburgh—Online Division participates in federal financial aid programs. Prospective students will be matched with a Student Finance Counselor to help determine available payment plan options. Art Institute representatives recommend that students seeking financial assistance should complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).


Faculty members are leaders within creative arts education. All faculty members at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh—Online Division have attended orientation offered by Socrates Distance Learning Technologies Group, which sets the bar for excellence in online instruction. Online faculty members employ the same set of curriculum standards taught at The Art Institute of Pittsburg yet employ videos, visuals, and various forms of interactive multimedia to aid the learning process.