The Institute of Architecture and Islamic Arts - the name was later changed to the Department of Architecture - was established at Al-Bayt University in 1994 to serve the university's main objectives, which aim to foster a sense of belonging to Islamic civilization and its values as well as publicizing its cultural heritage and achievements, all within the framework of The vision of the university to make efforts to develop the various fields of science among Muslims, especially in an attempt to reconnect science with its Islamic origins.
In 2002, the Department of Architecture began offering a bachelor's program in Architecture. The Department received around 70 students from all over Jordan. The launch of this program was part of the university's efforts to create new specializations that meet the hopes and needs of the community, in addition to providing the opportunity for students from all over Jordan in general and the sons of Mafraq and its specials to study architecture specialization without having to endure the hardship of traveling to other universities in other cities of the Kingdom or travel abroad.
In 2010, new specializations were introduced to cope with the Jordanian market requirements such as civil engineering and surveying. Then the Department of Renewable and Sustainable Energy Engineering was established at the beginning of the academic year 2013/2014.
• Development of engineering sciences in all fields.
• Providing the local community with distinguished competencies in engineering sciences.
• Preparing a generation of engineers capable of upgrading the industrial and developmental level in Jordan.
• Developing the appropriate climate for scientific research in various engineering fields.