Faculty of Nursing, AL-Zaytoonah University was established at the beginning of the academic year 1993 / 1994 in response to the needs of the Jordanian society to nurses at a high level of knowledge and science as well as technical skills necessary to cope with rapid changes in the health field at local, regional or International levels.
In 1996 the faculty was accredited according to the faculties’ accreditation standards (accreditation body).
Our students enrolled in the faculty are either post-high school (Tawjihi) scientific section, nursing diploma students who hold diploma in nursing and the three-year nursing college graduates (bridging program)
Our graduates obtain the degree of Bachelor of Science in Nursing after completing (132) credit hours taught mostly in English. The various courses in the nursing faculty curriculum are taught nursing, medical and humanitarian modules to help graduates to practice the nursing profession in all health sectors in Jordan and abroad.
Within the pursuit of the faculty to upgrade the level of the program curriculum and the scientific research as well as the faculty members, the faculty has scholarship activities, which help lots of excellent students to complete their higher studies for master and doctoral degrees in various disciplines of nursing at several prestigious Universities in many countries, such as: United States of America, Britain, Australia and other countries.
The faculty and the faculty members consistently exerting significant efforts to ensure bridging the gap between the academic knowledge gained eventually once graduated and the labor market requirements of trained staff capable of carrying the burden of the next stage. For that, one of the faculty achievement is the establishment of the quality assurance unit to embrace standards of academic quality in the learning environment and seeks national and international accreditation.
In order to establish the principles of coordination and cooperation in the Arab region, the Nursing Faculty at AlZaytooneh University of Jordan hosts the Scientific Society of Arab Nursing Faculties that are registered with the Association of Arab Universities. The Nursing Faculty provides a permanent headquarters and as well as administrators represented by the Secretary-General and the Assembly office administrators.
The Faculty of Nursing continues its progress in the educational process. In 2014-2015, the Faculty of Nursing has started a master in clinical nursing- adult.
In 2017, the Faculty of Nursing has become the first Nursing Faculty in Jordan to receive the Quality Assurance Certificate for its programs issued by the Higher Education Accreditation Authority and Quality Assurance.