Dr. Abdullat serves as the head of the Department of Computer Information and Decision Management and associate professor in the College of Business. Dr. Abdullat has a B.S. and B.A. from California State University at Sacramento. He also has a M.B.A. from National University of San Diego and a Ph.D. from Pepperdine University. 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 Management Information Systems and Database Design System Analysis and Design.