The College of Management and Accountancy opened in 1960. It obtained its first government recognition on July 12, 1963; another recognition was conferred for its two-year Junior Secretarial course on June 13, 1971: and in 1991 for its Bachelor of Science in Accountancy program. Finally, on January 5, 2001 its Bachelor of Science in Office Administration (BSOA) was also granted government recognition.
Through the years it has gone through many name changes such as the College of Management and Accountancy (CMA), College of Business Administration and Accountancy (CBAA), College of Commerce, Accountancy and Office Administration (COM-ACC-OA). College of Commerce, Accountancy and Office Secretarial (COM-ACC-SEC) and College of Commerce.The college is now known as the College of Business and Accountancy (CBA).
The CBA has been granted a five-year Level III Accreditation Status both for its Business Administration and Accountancy programs in April 2011 and May 2012, respectively.