The Medical Engineering Department was founded in 2000 to supply the local and regional markets with qualified graduates who are able to keep up with the global advances and modern developments in the Medical Engineering fields. The Department which started with 24 candidates in 2000, expanded gradually to reach 250 in 2016/2017. More than 500 students have graduated since its inception. According to the Department's records, some graduates have pursued the postgraduate studies and many others have obtained decent positions inside and outside Jordan.
Our mission is to achieve excellence in our educational program by qualifying and equipping the graduates with the necessary skills and tools that would enable them to compete in the labor markets locally and regionally; keep up with the technological developments; provide the required technical services for the health sector and encourage scientific research.
The study plan covers varieties of Medical Engineering core subjects such as Medical and Laboratory Instrumentation, Medical Rehabilitation and Biotelemetry, Artificial Organs and Prosthetics, in addition to other supporting engineering subjects in Electrical, Electronics, and Computing Engineering. The total number of academic hours to obtain the B.Sc. degree in Medical Engineering is 160 credits.
Lecturing and Teaching Staff
Members of the Medical Engineering Department have the experience, qualifications, and commitment which enable them to deliver a quality B.Sc. program in medical engineering. There is sufficient faculty expertise to cover all the major technical teaching areas offered in the department. The size of the Medical Engineering Department is currently adequate to offer a quality program. The department comprises four specialized and modern Laboratories: Medical Instrumentation, Medical Sensors, Biomechanics / Rehab Engineering, and Medical Simulation. In addition to this, the Department possesses illustrative facilities such as MRI, CT-Scan, Gait Analysis System, and Ultrasonic Sonar system. All of them are available as teaching supporting facilities.
About the School
AAU Started providing academic services in 1990, Al-Ahliyya Amman University (AAU) was the first private university and pioneer of private education in Jordan.