As the first data science department in Jordan, the department has worked on developing study plans in line with the rapid development in the field. With highly qualified faculty members in different specializations of the field in line with the needs of the department and general scientific and technological progress.
The department offers two academic degrees: a BSc. degree in Data Science and Artificial Intelligence, and a MSc. degree in Data Science, which are among the first programs of their kind offered in IT faculties in Jordan.
The department is characterized by its openness to the labor market. Strong relations have been developed with major local and international companies. The department has pursued an ambitious plan for cooperation with academic institutions and prestigious universities in the world to exchange expertise, transfer knowledge and technology, and benefit from all the recent advancements in this field. Also, a policy was adopted to allow students access to the laboratories outside lecture hours to allow them to pursue their work at times convenient to them.
Regarding the field of training and community service, the department aspires to hold training and educational courses in the field of data science and artificial intelligence. In addition, the department participates in providing consultations to numerous local institutions to modernize and develop their systems, the process of data collection, analysis, and appropriate decision-making, as well as introducing artificial intelligence principles into the production process and developing outputs.