Arab American University

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Arab American University
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Arab American University of Palestine
Type Private
Established 2000
President Professor Ali Zeidan' "Abu Zuhri"
Administrative staff
Students 9735
Undergraduates 9360
Postgraduates 375
Location Jenin / Ramallah, Palestine

Arab American University (Arabic: الجامعة العربية الأمريكية‎), the first private Palestinian joint venture university, is an educational institution founded in 2000 in collaboration with California State University, Stanislaus (CSU) in Stanislaus and Utah State University (USU) in Logan. CSU approved AAUJ’s first Curricula and gave the needed expertise to start the university, USU provided the faculty members and administrators to run the university in its first two years. AAUJ serves the educational needs of over 9,000 students by providing a dynamic learning atmosphere that inspires innovation and has a primarily focus on every student’s success.

AAUJ provides quality education for Palestinian and international students and aspires to be a leader in Palestinian higher education. AAUJ has made impressive strides towards the development of educational facilities and laboratories in a vibrant setting. It adopts a distinct, unique education system with a wide range of demand-based academic programs offering diversified education. The necessity-motivated programs are meant to acquaint graduates with the skills, qualifications and knowledge needed to develop independent thinking and entrepreneurship aptitudes in order to contribute to the overall, sustainable national development. To this end, AAUJ recruits the brightest professionals, scholars and researchers from Palestine and abroad-an approach that diversifies and enriches the sources of education and transfers the latest achievements in science and technology.

AAUJ prides itself of being a leading academic institution that is always present in local, regional and international academic forums. It is also an active member of the Association of Arab Universities, the Federation of Islamic Universities and the Association of Private Universities.

AAUJ administration and staff work relentlessly to provide a satisfactory learning environment bolstered by extracurricular activities. Thus, it deals rationally with challenges and seize available opportunities, so as to adapt, grow and understand change in a rapidly-evolving society. Equally important, AAUJ is consistent with applying International Quality Standards and by doing so, it got the ISO certificate (ISO9001:2008). In addition, the University aims to provide a satisfactory learning environment bolstered by extracurricular activities. Thus, it accepts challenges, capitalizes on opportunities available, and prepare students to compete in the national, regional, and international economies of the twenty-first century.

Academic Faculties:[edit]

The following are the graduate and undergraduate programs offered by the nine faculties of the university:

Faculty of Administrative & Financial Sciences[edit]

  • Accounting
  • Business Administration
  • Finance & Banking Sciences
  • Operations Managements
  • Marketing

Faculty of Allied Medical Sciences[edit]

  • Medical Technology
  • Public Environmental Health
  • Radiography
  • Health Sciences

Faculty of Arts[edit]

  • Arabic Language and Media
  • Elementary Education
  • English Language
  • Sports Sciences
  • General Education

Faculty of Dentistry[edit]

  • Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry

Faculty of Information Technology and Engineering[edit]

  • Computer System Engineering
  • Geographic Information System (GIS)
  • Information Technology
  • Network and Security
  • Telecommunication Technology Engineering (TCE)
  • Multimedia Technology (MMT)

Faculty of Law[edit]

  • Law
  • Fiqh & Law

Faculty of Nursing[edit]

  • Nursing

Faculty of Sciences[edit]

  • Biology and biotechnology
  • Industrial Chemistry
  • Mathematics and Statistics
  • Physics

Faculty of Graduate Studies[edit]

  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Computer Science
  • Master of Commercial Law
  • Master of Applied Mathematics
  • Master of Conflict Resolution and Development
  • Master of Intercultural Communication and Literature
  • Master of Medical Laboratory Sciences
  • Master of Physics
  • Master of Quality Management
  • Master of Strategic Planning and Fundraising
  • High Diploma in Oral Implantology

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Coordinates: 32°24′24″N 35°20′36″E / 32.40667°N 35.34333°E / 32.40667; 35.34333