As of 2015, American University's list of online classes includes courses in microeconomic theory, global security, nutrition epidemiology and research methods, and speaking and research for strategic communication. The university's online degree programs include an M.A. in Economics, an M.A. in International Relations and a Master of Business Administration.
As of 2015, American University provides over 100 online classes to its students spread over three semesters. Non-degree students may be able to enroll in certain American University online courses to supplement the program at their own school.
The Middle States Commission on Higher Education accredits American University, and many states accept the school's online program.