With 1,400 world-class faculty, who are supported by 5,400 dedicated staff, Florida International University is known for the enormous diversity and expertise of its instructors.
The university carefully recruits top scholars and leaders from an array of nationalities who offer highly specialized knowledge and skills. Most of these faculty are internationally known in their respective fields. FIU emphasizes research as a major component in the university's mission. FIU’s faculty members have received numerous accolades for their studies on significant issues.
Likewise, their meaningful contributions to the university’s surrounding community and to the greater research world are recognized by numerous accrediting bodies. These ongoing faculty-driven research initiatives enhance the university's ability to set new standards.
At FIU Online, we want your online learning experience to be the best it can be. That's why we participate in Quality Matters, a quality assurance program dedicated to continual improvement of online courses. FIU Online is No. 1 in the world for Quality Matters-certified courses.
Quality Matters is a faculty-centered peer review process that evaluates and certifies the quality of our online courses. Courses designated with this endorsement reflect cutting-edge course development, faculty training and new technologies – certified for excellence. Through Quality Matters processes, faculty and students benefit through improved student learning outcomes, increased creativity and divergent thinking. Currently, more than 500 FIU courses are Quality Matters certified and the university is continually adding more certified courses. These certifications help us deliver online classes that are high quality and engaging.