The Department of Telecommunication Engineering was established in 2008 as part of the Faculty of engineering and information technology at An-Najah National University offering Bachelor of Science in Telecommunication Engineering, with the aim to produce highly qualified, skilled, well-rounded and motivated graduates possessing fundamental knowledge of Telecommunication engineering, who can compete locally and internationally.
The objectives and mission of the department are set to conform to those of the Faculty, University and to meet the related ABET requirements. Education in the department is carried out in modern classrooms, equipped with the latest technological facilities and laboratories, where a teaching medium is created for the lecturers and students to interact efficiently and effectively.
The study plan was updated in 2013. It has 161 credit hours.There are currently 200 students, 12 full time teaching staff, 7 lab assistants and one secretary.
The Telecommunication Engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org. Through the ABET accreditation, students are expected to attain 7 Student Outcomes (SOs), which are set by ABET Organization. These SOs are linked to the Program Educational Objectives (PEOs), which describe what graduates are expected to attain within a few years after graduation, and these are consistent with the mission of An-Najah National University. The ABET accreditation process is managed by the ABET Center.