Dr. Abdullat serves as the associate dean of undergraduate programs and professor of computer information Systems in the College of Business. Dr. Abdullat has B.S. and B.A. degrees from California State University at Sacramento. He also has MBA from National University of San Diego and an Ed.D. from Pepperdine University. Dr. Abdullat's dissertation topic covered the topic "The Need for Paradigm Shift in Information Technology Planning." Dr. Abdullat is one of the founding principles and member of the board of directors of Edmin.com. Edmin is a comprehensive technology enterprise providing learning organizations with the next generation of web-based products, applications and services. Dr. Abdullat teaches courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels in the areas of Strategic Information Systems planning, Database Design System Analysis and Design.