About Us

The College of Technological Innovation offers programs that prepare students for their careers in Information Technology (IT) and Information Systems (IS) with practical and competency-based knowledge and skills needed to manage and apply IT and IS solutions in tomorrow’s enterprises. The United Arab Emirates and the region have a strong need for professionals in these fields in both the government and private sectors. To achieve this the college offers Bachelor and Master programs in these rapidly developing fields. These programs are offered in two departments: The Department of Computing and Applied Technology, and the Department of Information Systems and Technology Management. The college's Mission and Goals are:

CTI Mission

The College of Technological Innovation seeks to produce information technology and information systems graduates recognized in the United Arab Emirates, and the rest of the world through experiential pedagogy. It also seeks to develop a strong applied research capacity through innovative solutions to emerging challenges.

CTI Goals

  • Improve teaching, learning and the quality of academic programs to fulfill dynamic market demands and achieve national and international accreditation in information technology and information systems.
  • Develop a strong base of research capacity and expertise to meet the UAE’s national information technology and information systems needs with focus on supporting knowledge transfer, commercialization and community outreach.
  • Equip students for professional success by developing work ethics, social responsibilities, life-long learning and communication skills.


All our programs are accredited by the UAE Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA), and our Bachelor of Science programs are accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET. In addition, CTI has been ranked by QS as one of the 351-400 top colleges in the field of computer science and information systems in 2023. This ranking places CTI in the top 20 colleges in the Arab region and the top 3 in the nation.

CAA              ABET

Industry Collaborations

CTI has several collaborations with governmental and private-sector organizations which form an ecosystem that benefits our student body, faculty, and the wider community. Collaborations with leading companies bring experiential learning through academic programs as well as hands-on exposure to state-of-the-art solutions. This allows the college to offer certification and training services through shared initiatives with our industry partners. The list below demonstrates the diversity of partners CTI works with in achieving these goals.

IBM            Red Hat            Microsoft            Kaspersky
TDRA Huawei DESC Environment Agency
AI Office TwoFour54 EC Council SAP