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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 includinig;
  • 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

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



If you have just completed your bachelors 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. 


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

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


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


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

Registered Student Organizations

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

Davenport News & Events
#AlexaGRR Hackathon
Alexa is the speech and personal assistant technology behind Amazon Echo. Today you can use Alexa to listen to music, play games, check traffic and weather, control your household devices, and lots more. Alexa offers a full-featured set of APIs and SDKs that you can use to teach her new skills and add her into devices and applications of your own.
Homecoming 2016!
Join us for an entire week of events including a bonfire, tailgating, chili cook-off, pep rally and more. Celebrate DU and all it has to offer.
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.
Online Education in Programming
Out of approximately 60 universities, Great College Deals listed Davenport University as 5th for best deals in an online programming degree from an accredited bachelor's level program. They used a number of factors in their determination, including price, student-to-facility ratios and admission rates.
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.
Bytes Computer Camp
Are you looking for something fun and exciting to do this summer? See what Davenport has to offer with our summer computer camp. Davenport is deeply passionate about empowering the next generation of software developers, coders, game designers, engineers and innovators. We have many options for students to get engaged in computer activities.
The College of Technology’s Upsilon Pi Epsilon Honor Society Chartered!
The College of Technology’s Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE) Honor Society was formally chartered as the Eta Chapter of Upsilon Pi Epsilon on Friday, April 8. UPE President, Mr. Chris Lammers, formally accepted the charter from Dr. Daniela Raicu, UPE’s International President, during the chartering ceremony held in the Robert Sneden Auditorium on the Grand Rapids Lettinga Campus. Mr. Lammers was joined on stage by Vice President Zachary Fryling, Secretary Garrett Lampson, and UPE Adviser, Dr. Brian Kowalczk.
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.
Student veterans can choose from 57 ‘veteran-friendly schools’
Davenport University is ranked as a Gold Standard for veteran friendly schools in Michigan. The Veteran-Friendly School program, created by the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency, recognizes institutions of higher learning for their dedication to student veterans and dependents utilizing their G.I. Bill and other educational benefits.
New Master of Computer Science Degree
In March, the Board of Trustees approved the MS, Computer Science program. The master program in computer science emphasizes software development, theoretical foundations of computer science and cyber security. It is designed to prepare students for professional positions in industry, government and business, and for graduate work at the doctoral level.This program will help DU be recognized as having the latest and most innovative technology education.
Infragard, Partnership for Protection
The Michigan Infragard conference was hosted by Davenport University on May 18th. The Michigan Chapter of this National Organization provides members and information security experts in business, education and government a means to share information to prevent, protect and defend against hostile acts in the critical infrastructure and key resources. Professor Ron Draayer and Michael Case of Davenport were honored at the event for their service and commitment to the organization. On behalf of the University, Dr. Pamela Imperato accepted a plaque in appreciation of our long commitment to partnering with Infragard and facilitating state-wide infrastructure security training.
Global News in Technology
Trucks, trucks, Phantoms and donkeys: Our week on Instagram - Roadshow
Welcome to the 25th installment of our plea to follow us on Insta.
Internet outage swoops in and out of the US - CNET
An attack on an internet management company causes problems for people trying to access many websites, including Twitter and Spotify.
Facebook likes India, its fastest-growing market - CNET
In search of the next billion people online, the world's biggest social network expands at a quick clip in the world's second-most populous country.
Donald Trump is stunningly vindictive, says Richard Branson - CNET
Technically Incorrect: The Virgin Galactic founder shares a story of lunch with the Republican nominee. He says he found it disturbing.
​How Google's Pixel phone builds a better photo - CNET
The new Android phone blends multiple shots into one to generate photos that look more like what your own eyes see.
Audi might buy back 25,000 diesels in the US - Roadshow
Buying the cars back means that Audi likely exhausted every potential option for fixing them.
Turn your Clinton and Trump burns into points with new app - CNET
A simple fill-in-the-blank game with a social bent could be just what this democracy needs right now.
Apple sues makers of accessories for selling counterfeits - CNET
There's a 90 percent chance the Apple power products you bought on Amazon are fakes.
The 404 Show 1680: Let's talk about Nintendo Switch (podcast) - CNET
Russ and Jeff break down all the bits and pieces to take away from this week's announcement of the Nintendo Switch console, the new Logan trailer and DNS outages.
Felicity Jones talks 'Inferno,' 'Rogue One' and keeping secrets - CNET
Jones hints at how, for her "Inferno" character Sienna Brooks, not everything is as it seems and tells of her lifelong love of Star Wars.
Brilliant Jupiter image shows off planet's sunny swirls - CNET
Jupiter looks fetching in an enhanced Juno space probe image highlighting the gas giant's exotic sunlit atmosphere.
Scientists figure out how to charge your drone mid-air - CNET
A group of researchers successfully use inductive coupling to wirelessly charge drones while they're flying.
Audi S7 adds plenty of hustle to New South Wales' police fleet - Roadshow
If only press loans were this cool.
New 'Black Mirror' isn't quite Brooker's bleakest, blackest best - CNET
While it's not the gut-punch of earlier seasons, the new Netflix series can still unnerve with stories of technology twisted to our darkest desires.
Send in the Clones - CNET
Two of 2017's biggest films finally have trailers (no, it's not Episode 8), plus there's a Candy Crush show happening?!? Oh, and we have another CNET special guest this week.
Babies, toddlers now can Skype with grandma, new guidelines say - CNET
The American Academy of Pediatrics relaxes its "no screens under 2" policy and changes its definition of screen time, and what's OK to watch.
UC Irvine's e-sports facility aims to train pro players - CNET
Could your college open the next official e-sports gym for scholarship gamers?
Infiniti Q60 coupe makes its Neiman Marcus Christmas Book debut - Roadshow
Strangely enough, it's one of the least expensive Fantasy Gifts from the posh department store this holiday season.
'Stranger Things' recipes let you dine on a Demogorgon - CNET
Anyone for some French Onion Barb? Netflix releases videos of treats inspired by its hit horror TV series "Stranger Things."
Henrik Fisker's new car has some pretty sweet doors - Roadshow
According to the man himself, we'll learn even more about his latest ride next week.
YouTube is breaking into pay TV, starting with Dish - CNET
Dish is the first US pay-TV company letting customers search and play anything from YouTube on its set-top box, the souped-up DVR Hopper 3.
Star Wars Stormtrooper decanter lets you drink to the dark side - CNET
Honor Darth Vader's unappreciated soldiers with this glass decanter in the shape of the Stormtrooper helmet from the original 1977 "Star Wars" film.
UK proposes 'Alan Turing' law to pardon gay, bisexual men - CNET
Under an amendment to the Policing and Crime Bill, anyone convicted of now-abolished criminal offences can apply for a full pardon.
CNET giveaway: Wonder Works Holiday Pack - CNET
Looking for a fun, educational gift for your young child? This week's robot giveaway will surely bring a smile to their face. Entries can be submitted until October 27, 11:59 p.m. PT.
Hyundai recalls 63,000 sedans for unexpectedly turning into convertibles - Roadshow
That's not how the company envisioned open-top motoring, I'd imagine.
Faculty Members
Pamela Imperato, Ph.D

Dean of the College of Technology.
Bob Clarkson, MBA, PMP

Associate Dean in the College of Technology
Lonnie Decker, Ph.D., CCNA

Department Chair for Networking, Cyber Defense and MSIA.
Gabriela Ziegler

Department Chair for Computer Science, MSCS and MSTM
Pete Anderson, CCNP

Associate Professor of Networking
Denny Bobeldyk, Ph.D., CCIE

Associate Professor of Information Assurance
Nancy Burns, Ph.D., ITIL

Associate Professor of Computer Information Systems
Richard Comden, MPA, MCP, A+

Associate Department Chair in Computer Information Systems.
Ron Draayer, MM, MSIS, CFE, MCP

Associate Professor of Computer Information Systems.
Brian Kowalczk, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Computer Science.
Linda LeSage, MBA, PMP, ITIL

Associate Department Chair for Computer Information Systems.
DuAnne Masselink, MBA, PMP

DuAnne is a  Teaching Learning Coordinator.
Tony McCutchen

Associate Department Chair in Networking.
Mark McKinnon, CCE, GCFA

Associate Professor in Information Assurance
Marie Taylor

Marie is a Teaching Learning Coordinator.
Vivianne Moore, Ph.D., MS

Associate Professor in Computer Information Systems
Jim Veneziano

Associate Department Chair in Computer Information Systems.
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