AIU Online is the web-based branch of American Intercontinental University, an international, multi-campus career-oriented school. While American Intercontinental University was founded in Europe in 1970, AIU Online was launched more recently in 2001, the same year that Career Education Corporation purchase the university. The online school's offices are located in Illinois, but the school is accessible virtually everywhere that a quality web connection can be obtained. AIU Online offers online associate, bachelor's and master's degrees. Available programs include accounting, business, criminal justice, design, education, IT and health care management.
AIU Online is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.