The Natural Resources and Chemical Engineering department was established in 1999 with the initiation of the mining Engineering discipline as a department of Tafila Technical University Collage.
By the foundation of the Tafila Technical University the department has been incremented by adding into other discipline: The Geological Engineering & the chemical industries engineering.

The three majors are focusing on enhance & developed the knowledge of the exploration, Mining & processing the nature of resources in Jordan. These resources include, but not limited, oil, shale, phosphate, Potassium, magnesium, Brom, Builders, Stores…etc.
Graduates from our department are qualified for nature resource exploitation in Jordan in Jordan & abroad. In our department we aim to deliver, the most up-to-date science to fulfill the maximum excellence in lining the theoretical knowledge with the technical labor fields.