The music department was founded at the University of Jordan along with the establishment of the College of Arts and Design in 2002.

The faculty has professors who have a long and a thorough experience in the areas of music education,music research,conducting,and composition.The music department seeks to create a close relationship between the faculty and the local community based upon the vital role of music in enriching culture and promote the social aspects. It also seeks to attract gifted and talented students to prepare them academially and enrich their musical skills.