The Department of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence was created in the first semester of the academic year 2020-2021, and this decision came after the significant and remarkable global developments in this field. This department offers a B.Sc. degree in artificial intelligence. The artificial intelligence program started with 25 students and the number grew to more than 200 students by the second semester 2022.
Zarqa University has been one of the pioneering universities in this field, as it was the second university among the Jordanian universities to introduce a bachelor's program in artificial intelligence. As for the study plan, it was prepared after a considerable study of the plans for artificial intelligence in Arab and foreign universities aiming to prepare students with the abilities to design and build intelligent systems in various application domains.