About the Department

The Department of Computer Science was established at the beginning of the academic year 1995 with the programs of the Bachelor’s and Master’s in computer science when it was initially hosted in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. One of the principal objectives of establishing the Department is to contribute to the developmental endeavors in Jordan through preparing student graduates who are highly skilled and capable to effectively engage professionally and academically in the industrial and academic sectors. Upon establishing the College of Information Technology in 2001, the Department of Computer Science along with the Department of Computer Information Systems formed the nucleus of the new college. The motivation behind establishing the College of Information Technology was to keep abreast of developments in the field of information technology and exploiting them professionally as the College prepares its students for serving their country and the global community at large. The Department always strives to enhance its academic programs, in the undergraduate and graduate levels, to adapt to the latest standards and developments in the field.