The Emirates College for Management & Information Technology (ECMIT) is a 4 year institution of higher education which was originally established and licensed by the UAE Ministry of Education in 1998 as Emirates Center for Management and Information Technology. In 2004, the Center was renamed as Emirates College for Management and Information Technology, and a set of five mission driven goals was developed which was to shape the future course of the College. In 2003, the College proposed to the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHESR) of the UAE its own 2-year AS degree programs in inter disciplinary sciences with majors in business and IT which were given initial accreditation in 2004.
During the academic year 2012-13, the College successfully revised and upgraded all its associate degree programs, and significantly enhanced its library and IT resources. During the same period the institution underwent a series of evaluation by the CAA that led to the full accreditation of all its associate academic programs and initial accreditation of the 124 credit BBA program.