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The Department was established with the founding of the University of Petra in 1991 as the first department to teach Media in the city of Amman. The Department offers a BA program designed to prepare students for a wide variety of careers in journalism and mass media. The course of study is both broad and deep, emphasizing the varieties of the journalism profession. The Department provides students with high academic and practical qualifications to work in the different fields of media (print, visual, audio, and electronic media) after graduation.
The Department strives to be the College of Media most favored by those seeking to study media in Jordan and the region.

It is the Department’s mission to create a distinguished scientific, cultural and social environment contributing to the education of media students and the preparation of graduates with advanced capabilities and skills, which enable them to compete in the labor market.
  1. Leadership
  2. Excellence
  3. Creativity
  4. High Professionalism
  5. Continuous Development





  1. To teach the essential skills of journalism
  2. To teach the tools and techniques of interactive media using text, audio, video interactivity.
  3. To teach the essential skills of reporting, reporting and writing.
  4. To strengthen academic links between the University of Petra and both private and public Jordanian universities.
Head of Department

Head of Department
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