Faculty Expertise

Drawing upon the rich resources of NIU and the diverse expertise of its faculty, ITO is uniquely capable of delivering programs that are professionally and academically rewarding.

A significant number of NIU faculty and staff are fluent in critical languages, including Arabic, Bahasa-Indonesia, Bahasa-Melayu, Burmese, Chinese, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Laotian, Latin/Classics, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swahili, Tagalog, Thai, Urdu, and Vietnamese.

ITO offers training programs in the following areas:

  • Accounting
  • Advocacy and Networking
  • Biotechnology
  • Civil Society and Citizen Participation
  • Community Development
  • Community Health/Education
  • Conflict Management/Resolution
  • Democracy and Governance
  • Distance Learning/Education
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Environmental Management/Conservation
  • Financial Management
  • Foreign Policy
  • Genetic Engineering
  • HIV/AIDS Mitigation and Prevention
  • Human Resource Management
  • Hydrogeology
  • International Business and Marketing
  • Journalism and Media
  • Law and Justice
  • Nanotechnology
  • Non-formal/Adult Education
  • Nursing
  • Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Public Administration/Local Government
  • Robotics
  • Teacher Education and Training
  • Teaching English as a Second Language
  • Water/Waste Management
  • Women's Empowerment