During the last three decades Jordan has witnessed a profound social, economic, and demographic changes. As a result of these changes some social problems have emerged, such as. Family deterioration (violence, increasing divorce), increasing rate of poverty, and rate of disadvantaged people ……etc .
Within this context, university of Jordan Felt the importance of establishing an academic social work program in order to provide the society with professional social workers.
In 1998 university of Jordan established asocial work program offering an Master degree in social work.
In 2008 university of Jordan offered a bachelor degree in Social Work.