About Information Technology Department
The decision to establish the Faculty of Computing and Information Technology at Northern Border University was approved by the Higher Education Council in 2007 because of the regional and national need for computing and information technology specialists. The Information Technology Department was established as one of the three departments of the College and is responsible for information technology programs. Enrollment in the department began in 2007-2008. Currently, the department has about 300 students and 15 faculty members from various disciplines. The department has one program and awards Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology Science. The department aims to qualify competitive cadres with basic knowledge of Information Technology. Specifically, computer networks, databases, human-computer interaction, and web software design. The Information Technology Department promotes research and multidisciplinary activities to give in-depth knowledge and understanding of information technology topics. It also facilitates practical training on the latest tools and technologies, understanding social and ethical issues related to information technology, and developing problem-solving and communication skills. With the assistance of the university, the department supports faculty members to attend professional development workshops and seminars.