20 Dec 2018
ACPE International Certification of the Faculty of Pharmacy at Jordan University of Science and Technology.

Congratulations to the Faculty of Pharmacy at JUST for earning the international certification of the American Accreditation Council of Pharmacy Education (ACPE). The certification was granted to both the BS Pharmacy and PharmD degrees and the official certificate was conveyed to the University president by Professor Abeer Al-Ghananeem who is an international commissioner for the ACPE.

ACPE international services certification program is aimed toward quality-assured pharmacy education and training to produce professional pharmacy graduates to optimize safe and effective medication use and improve patient care.

The President of the university Professor Saeb Khreisat stated that this step comes as part of the university strategic plan to secure the international accreditation that will help in quality assurance and strengthen clinical programs. He further stated that earning the international accreditation will provide incentive to maintain excellence in education and positively impact the job opportunities for graduates.

Professor Khreisat added that JUST is committed to continue its efforts to reach world excellence in academic education and research ranks via supporting innovation and providing students with unique education and research opportunities.

The Dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy; Professor Karem Alzoubi said that this accomplishment will provide our Faculty distinguished acknowledgment from local communities as well as international arena. Further, securing this certification should augment our efforts to set up pharmaceutical care standards in agreement with international programs. 

Furthermore, Professor Abeer Al-Ghananeem, who lead the Faculty of Pharmacy efforts to get the ACPE accreditation, stated that this great accomplishment was the result of a sincere efforts by faculty, staff, and students as well as the support of several departments within the university Dr. Al-Ghananeem further stated that this certification demonstrates our commitment to continuous quality improvement in pharmacy education per international accreditation standards.

Jordan University of Science and Technology was ranked 4th among the Arab Universities by the 2018 world QS classification system and earned five stars of excellence by QS. Also, JUST was recognized as one of the top 400 worldwide universities by The Times Higher Education (THE).