Pharmacy along history was a humanitarian deep-rooted profession, presented magnificent services for humans, and contributed greatly to the humanitarian civilization. The task for pharmaceutical veterans during the elapsed century was basic configuration and assembly of medical cure and its prescription. But understanding pharmacy and health care by pharmacists took a different way in the past few years, the transformation from the concept of the medicinal producer, that is being confined mostly now in factories and the huge pharmaceutical companies, to the concept of presentation of health care for the patient, the individual and the society. The pharmacist role in the new century became a status of the remedial program for the patients and its follow up. In addition to the offering of consultancies in regard to the ideal use of most medicines, and education domain for the protection from illness and matters of nutrition and the perfect life style. So the pharmacist role does not end in distributing medicine, but rather exceed it to what is more important, that is the presentation of health care service, pharmaceutical and clinical care, advising and guidance on how best to take medicinal drugs with the correct information on personal basis for each patient.
On the other hand, the health regimes and the medicinal national politics started to witness the interest in health quality and the remedy cost, that influence the social security and the sustainable development. Therefore, it is mandatory for colleges of the pharmacy to respond to these variables and requirements in the concentration on concepts of pharmaceutical care and good practice. Also the medicinal economy and its related sciences, together with the pharmaceutical administration and concepts of the quality teaching of the laws and the professional legislations, in the domain of medicine and health care. The cooperation and participation in plaing future directions for the medicinal national policies are very important, also the aspirations to achieve high level of health care. Profession of the pharmacy can be distinguished from several others in that the graduates can work in many areas, for example these are not restricted only to community Pharmacies or pharmacists of the hospitals, but also in factories of the medicines, the medicinal advertisement, and depositories of the medicines, the medicinal supervision and education, pharmaceutical inspection and research, and in areas of clinical pharmacology
The Middle East University was founded in 2005 as a Graduate Studies University with twelve specializations. Towards the beginning of the academic year 2008-2009 the university opened twenty specializations for both Graduate and Undergraduate students with the ongoing growth in staff and students.