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College of Technology
Hands-On Learning from Industry Experts

Why the College of Technology? 

At Davenport we offer hands-on learning to get the job you want. Technology careers are some of the fastest growing, and highest paying jobs in today's work environment. Davenport University's programs incorporate many features including;
  • Prior certification course credit, transfer course credit and prior learning assessment that help you accelerate your time to degree completion. 
  • Being designated by the National Security Agency (NSA) & Department of Homeland Security (DHS) as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education (CAE-CDE).
  • Receiving designation from Department of Defense Cyber Crime Center (DC3) in 2015 as a Center of Digital Forensics Academic Excellence (CDFAE), one of thirteen institutions nationally.
Take a look at our undergraduate and graduate programs in technology including our new BS in Computer Information Systems Co-Op and our new MS in Computer Science.
Prospective Students
Two Davenport students working on computer wiring hardware.
Undergraduate

Whether you are a student right out of high school or an adult looking for your first degree, Davenport University offers many options in our undergraduate, technology degree programs.

Choose your Bachelor degree program.

Choose your Associate degree program.

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate

 

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Graduate

If you have just completed your bachelor's degree or want to further your career, our graduate degree programs will help you get to where you want to be.

Choose your Graduate program.

Graduate Certificate

Please take some time to view the following videos about our College of Technology programs. 

Three Davenport students working on a computer project in the classroom.
Global Campus

Most of our technology programs offer classes that can be taken online and some degrees can be achieved completely in an online format.

Choose your online Undergraduate program.

Or your online Graduate program.

Got Questions?

Please feel free to browse the selections below for additional information

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Center for Academic Excellence

Davenport University has been designated as a Center for Academic Excellence in Information Assurance & Cyber Defense

Information Security and Assurance Center

Davenport University and the College of Technology are committed to improving the practice of protecting information

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Certifications

There are many opportunities to gain certifications to enhance your marketability. In addition, some certifications you already have may qualify for course credit.

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Scholarships

Worried about the cost of tuition? There are plenty of scholarships that you may qualify for.

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Registered Student Organizations

Getting involved on campus is easy. Contact Student Services for information.

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Software Resources

Davenport offers an opportunity for students to obtain software programs at a substantial discount...and some are even FREE!

Davenport News & Events
Aaron House, Alumnus from Davenport University
Creating Opportunities
Aaron House, ’16, doesn’t take the generosity of others for granted. That is why after years of having amazing opportunities and supportive mentors in the IT field, he created a scholarship at Davenport University geared at helping underserved populations obtain jobs in technology. For House, investing in a scholarship means more than helping students pay for their education. It opens doors.
Upsilon Pi Epsilon induction ceremony at Davenport University
Upsilon Pi Epsilon Induction Ceremony
Davenport's Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE) honor society inducted its newest members last week. UPE is an honor society that recognizes academic excellence at both the undergraduate and graduate levels in the Computing and Information Disciplines. Click the link to learn more about this opportunity.
Andrew Cranmer from Davenport University
Infiltrating the Department of Defense: Davenport alumnus builds computer science career
You need national clearance to know what alumnus Andrew Cranmer, 2015, is working on for the Department of Defense in South Carolina. Many of his duties are classified due to national security. “Basically, if a project comes up that needs a computer scientist who has skills in machine learning, computer vision, biometric security or similar areas, I can be pulled into the project,” he said.
Davenport University Business Professionals of America competition
Business Professionals of America (BPA) competition
BPA is not just for business students. This organization showcases competitions from technology fields as well. Our technology students perform with excellence in competition, showing off their talents and knowledge. In this year's National competition in Florida, our technology students swept all 3 places in C++ and C# Programming!
Bytes Computer Camp at Davenport University
Bytes Computer Camp
Our 9th - 12th graders enjoyed their time at the Bytes computer camp. Students participated in events such as 3D computer modeling, programming, Robotics demonstration and cyber security. If you missed your chance this year, join us next year.
DECA Team Excels at State Competition
Keeping their winning streak strong, the W.A. Lettinga DECA team took home six first-place, three second-place, and one third-place award along with eight finalist medals at state competition in Grand Rapids last weekend! Davenport’s commitment to real-world, hands-on learning and the DU Excellence System competencies helped the team create and present viable solutions in case studies and role plays that impressed the judges and helped them shut out 200 strong competitors.
Wayne County Community College District Partners with Davenport University
Wayne County Community College District has partnered with Davenport University to include Davenport in the University Center at the district's Western Campus in Belleville. As part of the agreement, students who earn their associate degrees at the community college will be able to transfer their credits to a bachelor’s degree program at Davenport and continue their studies at the same location.
Davenport and the partnership with the Defense Cyber Crime Center
Davenport University was recently selected as one of only eleven schools across the nation who meet the requirements for designation by the Defense Cyber Crime Center Academic Cyber Curriculum Alliance as a National Center of Digital Forensics Academic Excellence (CDFAE). CDFAE designates academia to a digital forensic education standard based upon knowledge, skills, and abilities used in the field. Mark McKinnon, digital forensics faculty, will serve as the partnership program manager between Davenport University and the DC3. Mr. McKinnon is a certified computer examiner and certified forensic analyst.
How Michigan can become a leader in cybersecurity education?
The Department of Homeland Security projects that by 2020 there will be a shortfall of 1.5 million jobs in the field of cybersecurity. The truth is that Michigan like most other states is falling behind in producing high school graduates with an interest and skill set in the field.
Global News in Technology
Elon Musk is a sheep, channeling Museum of English Rural Life's 'absolute unit' - CNET
A Musk in sheep's clothing.
Buy the Galaxy S8, LG V30 or LG V35 for less than $400 - CNET
We found three older flagship phones that you can buy new on the cheap.
Galaxy Fold broken screens and more: The good and bad of Samsung's new foldable phone - CNET
Our Galaxy Fold screen is in good shape, and the ongoing review continues.
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate stage builder becomes instant meme machine - CNET
Stage builder was a mistake.
CRISPR gene-editing used in US patients for the first time - CNET
Researchers treat cancer patients with experimental therapy.
Giant prehistoric lion fossil discovered hiding in museum drawer - CNET
Simbakubwa kutoaafrika takes its place in the circle of life.
Facebook 'unintentionally uploaded' email contacts from 1.5M users - CNET
Contacts harvested during new account signups for nearly three years.
NASA and Blue Origin partner up for new rocket engine tests - CNET
Jeff Bezos' rocket company will upgrade a disused NASA testing facility to fire up two new engines.
Astronomers discover universe's very first molecule in dying star - CNET
Using NASA's SOFIA, scientists finally pin down the elusive ancient molecule in space for the first time
Production Aston Martin Rapide E debuts at 2019 Shanghai Motor Show - Roadshow
The limited-edition electric Aston shakes off its conceptual act, debuting in production ready trim for just 155 lucky buyers.
Audi AI:Me concept is an autonomous city car of the future - Roadshow
Audi's concept electric car combines a surprisingly large cabin, self-driving technology and even VR technology to create a high-tech rush hour refuge.
Karma debuts its New Dawn, three new and updated models in Shanghai - Roadshow
Karma's got a lot to prove before people take it seriously, but will the company's "New Dawn" be enough to do that?
Karma's New Dawn is happening in Shanghai, but is it a big enough change? - Roadshow
The company best known for retooling the old Fisker Karma design is trying to expand its horizons, but is it going far enough with its plans to be taken seriously?
Genesis' tiny, electric Mint concept zips into the New York Auto Show - Roadshow
The Korean automaker says its Mint concept "introduces the new typology of the premium city car as an accessory for the modern, urban lifestyle."
Orange you glad Kia's new Stinger GTS has a drift mode? - Roadshow
The lovely Kia Stinger gets a new all-wheel-drive system for 2020.
AI makes key protein research a million times faster - CNET
Computers can be trained to figure out how these key building blocks of life work, a Harvard researcher finds.
New C-HR, Izoa twins will be Toyota's first EVs in China - Roadshow
Thanks to Toyota's joint Chinese partnerships, the electric compact crossover will be sold under two different names when it arrives in 2020.
2020 Hyundai Sonata vs. 2019 Honda Accord, Mazda6, Nissan Altima and Toyota Camry - Roadshow
Hyundai's new midsizer has a handsome mug, but how does it stack up to a tough crowd of competition?
Extinction Rebellion stops traffic with die-in action at NYC City Hall - CNET
The protest movement grows in the US as citizens face arrest while demanding action on climate change.
Mueller report to be released Thursday: The facts on the Trump-Russia case - CNET
The 400-page report into President Trump and Russia will soon be in hands of the US Congress and the public. It could sharpen the partisan divide.
Moto G6 available for $150 on Google Fi right now - CNET
Save $150 during this promotion.
Infiniti debuts Qs Inspiration concept EV in Shanghai - Roadshow
The tallish sedan features electric all-wheel drive and a clean, muscular design inspired by folded paper.
Here's how to see spaceships at Coachella 2019 - CNET
The festival's first AR-equipped stage will feature larger-than-life celestial objects floating above the crowd.
Harry Potter: Wizards Unite turns Pokemon Go into a mobile mystery, but release date is out of reach - CNET
CNET spent a morning at Niantic's headquarters playing a prerelease version of the upcoming game and we weren't disappointed.
Scientists revive dead pig brains with 'artificial blood' - CNET
Pumping an experimental solution through a pig brain was able to restore cellular activity and circulation.
Faculty Members
Dr. Pamela Imperato at Davenport University.
Pamela Imperato, Ph.D

Dean of the College of Technology.

pamela.imperato@davenport.edu
Lonnie Decker, Ph.D., CCNA

Department Chair for Networking, Cyber Defense and MSIA.

Lonnie.Decker@davenport.edu
Dr. Gabriela Ziegler, Davenport University College of Technology
Gabriela Ziegler, DM-IST

Department Chair for Computer Science, MSCS and MSTM

Gabriela.Ziegler@davenport.edu
Pete Anderson, CCNP

Associate Professor of Networking 

Peter.Anderson@davenport.edu
Denny Bobeldyk, CCIE

Associate Professor of Information Assurance  

Denny.Bobeldyk@davenport.edu
Brian Kowalczk at Davenport University
Brian Kowalczk, Ph.D.

Associate Dean, College of Technology

Brian.Kowalczk@davenport.edu
Samer Hanoudi at Davenport University
Samer Hanoudi

Professor in Computer Science

samer.hanoudi@davenport.edu
Linda LeSage, MBA, PMP, ITIL

Professor in Computer Information Systems.

llesage@davenport.edu
DuAnne Masselink, MBA, PMP

Teaching Learning Coordinator.

dmassilink@davenport.edu
Tony McCutchen

Professor in Networking.

Tony.McCutchen@davenport.edu
Mark McKinnon, CCE, GCFA

Associate Professor in Information Assurance

mmckinnon2@davenport.edu
Ola Marie Taylor, MBA

Teaching Learning Coordinator.

mtyler@davenport.edu
Jim Veneziano

Associate Department Chair in Computer Information Systems.

James.Veneziano@davenport.edu
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