Civil engineering department is one of eight departments in the faculty of engineering at Jordan University of science and technology, which was established in 1979, the Department began in the academic year 1980/1981, at Yarmouk University. The department continued in Yarmouk University until 31/8/1986, which was moved within the College of engineering to the Jordan University of science and technology in 1/9/1986. The Department offers bachelor's and master's degrees in civil engineering and began to accept students at the doctoral level at the beginning of the academic year 1998/1999, majoring in transportations.
Civil Engineering department includes (45) faculty members with several research interests to activate the key specialties in the field of civil engineering. Faculty members in the department contribute in leading research projects of major national and international research institutions. Members of the teaching staff in scientific and practical experience cover all areas of civil engineering, construction and transportation, geotechnical and materials of water and environment and construction management. In addition, the Department has laboratory facilities that are furnished with high quality state-of-the-art equipment facilitating advanced experimental work for teaching, research and consultancy. The laboratories are also staffed with qualified and well-trained laboratory assistants and technicians.