The Center for Information Technologies and Analytics (CITA) in the College of Business at The University of Akron was created in 2000 to teach students and develop faculty in the principles and practices of the related disciplines of information technology and electronic business.

The College of Business

The College of Business was established in 1953 as a professional college of The University of Akron, dedicated to teaching, business research and public service. The new college had 14 full-time and 19 part-time faculty to instruct 107 full-time day and evening undergraduate students.

Graduate programs were introduced in 1958, and in 1966 the college's undergraduate programs received full accreditation by the AACSB. The graduate programs received AACSB accreditation in 1976. Today, the College of Business has 66 full-time and 32 part-time faculty, and a total enrollment of more than 2,800 graduate and undergraduate students. All courses are taught by full-time or part-time faculty members.

The University of Akron

The University of Akron is the public research university for Northern Ohio. Founded in 1870, it is the only public university in Ohio with a science/engineering program ranked among the nation’s top five by U.S. News & World Report. The University of Akron excels in such areas as polymer science, global business, sales and marketing, and intellectual property law.

Serving over 28,000 students, the University offers more then 350 associate, bachelor’s, master’s doctoral and law degree programs, and approximately 100 certificate programs at its main campus in Akron, its Wayne College branch campus in Orrville, and in sites throughout Medina and Summit counties.