The Faculty of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences at the Petra University, Amman-Jordan was established in 1991. The Faculty offers three programs: B.Sc. in Pharmacy and Nutrition, and M.S. Pharmaceutical Sciences. The B.Sc. in Nutrition consists of 4-year program (136 credit hours).
The Nutrition Program is aspired to be a recognized at the national and international level for their leadership in developing optimal teaching, learning and research.
The mission of Nutrition Program is to graduate competent health care professionals, capable of providing high-quality health care to meet the ongoing development of nutrition educators, skills for utilization of more learner-centered approaches, within the larger collaborative network of community and educators and the commitment to life-long learning to be able to compete in the marketplace.


  • To integrate the foundational knowledge of related disciplines (i.e., biological, physical, and behavioral sciences, education, research, technology, communication, and management) into the learning and application nutrition.
  • To provide a foundation of applied knowledge of normal, clinical, and community nutrition, nutrition education and counseling, food science, and management.
  • To promote the development of problem solving and critical thinking skills.
  • To foster intellectual curiosity and a commitment to life-long learning.

Department Chair's Message, Dr. Omar Alhaj
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