Prince Mohammad bin Fahd University, abbreviated PMU, is a private non-profit university in Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia. It was founded by Prince Mohammad bin Fahd, former governor of the Eastern Province.
As a fast growing institution of higher learning, Prince Mohammad bin Fahd University (PMU) has created history since it was launched. This university, with its highly innovative student-centered approach to impart education, offers chance to students to explore genuine paths to learn and innovate when being groomed for their future roles as hardcore professionals.
PMU concentrates on the needs, interests and abilities of students for sustainable nourishing. The feedback as well as inputs of students are valued by PMU Faculty members who evaluate the knowledge level of each and every student thoroughly. Such steps are to train them by genuine learning system.
This university welcomed latest technology since its inception. It implemented them in the teaching methodology and curriculum development. Some technological advancements are all-time internet connectivity which makes e-library access easier, online courseware (Blackboard), Dyned – labs, online registration.
Today PMU is equipped with advanced technologies such as smart boards, TV Streaming and Video Conferencing etc. which are beneficial for students to get registered in specific courses and avail regular advice or guidance from the respective instructors online by sitting in the privacy of homes.
Students avail state of the art facilities at PMU. Such facilities are solely meant to guide them to groom and stand up while accepting the global challenges that they would have to counter as professionals. They would have better employment avenues after graduating from PMU which offers exclusive facilities.
As English has become the only medium of communication internationally PMU offers this language as a primary medium of instruction. Several clubs and extracurricular activities inside the PMU campus are best tools to hone the competency of its students. Well planned facilities to groom students in communication, teamwork, critical thinking / problem solving, technology, professional and leadership skills are the core skills which PMU prioritizes for overall growth of students.
PMU is instrumental to guide students’ community to choose better career path for brighter future. Theoretical curriculums and their practical evaluation through orientation and practical training prepare them to feel at home while hired. The self-confidence developed by training and advanced knowledge prepares students to sell themselves with well-crafted and impressive resumes of theirs.
Various innovative learning outcome assessments are used to assess the skill development tools which track performance and overall progress of students during their stay in the university.
The e-portfolio of graduating students at PMU is accessible online hence future employers can make best use of them for hiring. Such steps offer both earning of degree and at the same juncture attaining work experience at par.
PMU offers many personal services including financial aid to the deserving students besides health and counseling services. These initiatives are to offer best possible comfort in an atmosphere for personal and professional growth. PMU equally expects to impart excellence in education in the students enrolled while providing such services to them.
At present PMU offers Degree courses in the following disciplines. The university explores avenues for more courses in the near future:
College of Engineering:
- B.S. in Electrical Engineering
- B.S. in Mechanical Engineering
- B.S. in Civil Engineering
- B.S. in Interior Design
College of Information Technology:
- B.S. in Information Technology
- B.S. in Computer Science
- B.S. in Computer Engineering
College of Business Administration:
- B.S. in Accounting
- B.S. in Business Administration
- B.S. in Finance
- B.S. in Management Information Systems
- B.S. in Human Resource Management
- Executive Master in Business Administration (EMBA)
- Master in Business Administration (MBA)
College of Sciences & Human Studies:
- B.A. in Law
- M.S. in Education and Human Development (MSEHD)
Overall credibility of PMU which it attained since inception became possible due to strong workforce – administrative team, diverse faculty strength involved in designing an advanced academic scene and the supporting staffs who assist the authorities to assist the university administration in its systematic move.
TIEC (Texas International Education Consortium), as Educational Consultant of PMU, involved topmost experts from 32 American universities for PMU academic structuring. Of course PMU is now at a position to promise and impart excellent education to nourish the future leaders in their areas of study. It is the sign for a globalized point of view on education which PMU adopts.