Overview
The Faculty of Mass Communication (FMC) was established and accredited by the Higher Education Accreditation Commission (HEAC) in 2015. FMC offers journalism and media major and radio and television major. Upon UOP establishment in 1991, the Journalism and Media Department was established. It was one of the Arts Faculty’s departments and the first department in Jordanian private universities that offers journalism and media major. Many of the department graduates are currently working in leading Arab and international newspapers and channels. The Journalism and Media Department offers several courses on journalism and other general courses. The Department has labs and studios, publishes Awraq Journal and supervises Menbar Petra website to improve students’ skills and qualify them to find a job in printed or online newspapers.
The Journalism and Media Department looks forward to be the best department offering journalism and media programs in Jordan and the Arab region through provision of quality education.
The Journalism Department is committed to provide quality academic programs and  graduate professionals who enjoy the knowledge and skills required to achieve success in their work.
The Journalism and Media Department aims to graduate notable specialists in Journalism and Media through:
  • Helping students acquire principles and knowledge of professional journalism and media.
  • Raising students’ awareness on media role in serving the community and its functions and impacts.
  • Helping students to use skills of planning and producing media content.
  • Training students on editing and writing skills for purposes of writing and editing journalistic content and providing them with tools used in digital journalism.
  • Training students on conducting media research.
  • Training student on application of professional and ethical standards in media work.
Excellence, professionalism, creativity and quality. 
 
Department Chair's Message, Dr. Nisreen Abdallah

Department Chair
We believe that the word is a message, and the message is honesty and that investment
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