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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.
Online

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.

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
Corning's new glass will let your smartphone survive multiple drops - CNET
The supplier for Apple, Samsung and other device makers has designed the new Gorilla Glass 6 to survive 15 drops at a height of 1 meter.
Jeff Bezos, Blue Origin launch New Shepard rocket farther than ever - CNET
The Amazon founder's company successfully tests its escape system for space tourists who could fly soon.
14 features in iOS 12 you need to know about - CNET
Want to be the cool kid who shows everyone else the cool features included in the iOS 12 update? Check this out.
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings is writing a book - CNET
The next chapter starts automatically as soon as you finish the last one.
The Nintendo Switch helps plug the gaps of my garbage, meaningless life - CNET
Never before has a console fit so seamlessly into the world as we now know it. That's why I'm pretty much exclusively playing my video games on the Nintendo Switch.
2019 Audi TT gets a light refresh with new standard tech, tweaked looks - Roadshow
You may not even notice the visual changes, that's how slight they are.
Leaked Galaxy Note 9 photo looks legit - CNET
At least the bright yellow stylus won't get lost in your bag.
Phones with facial recognition: iPhone X, Galaxy S9, LG G7 and more - CNET
A look at the most popular phones that let you unlock the screen (and sometimes even pay for stuff) with your face.
Neptune looks beautifully blue in sharp new telescope image - CNET
The upgraded Very Large Telescope snapped a fetching portrait of distant Neptune.
Hey Alexa and Google Assistant, how's that world takeover plan going? - CNET
Amazon and Google want their respective voice assistants to be everywhere this year. How far have they made it?
Germany orders Tesla drivers to pay back EV subsidy - Roadshow
The cars were considered too expensive to qualify for the subsidy after the fact.
Solo: A Star Wars Story jumps onto digital, Blu-ray - CNET
Han and Chewie's first adventure comes home, with special features.
Apple discards doorbells from HomeKit accessories list - CNET
Ask not for whom the doorbell tolls.
Overlord trailer invades screens with gory WW2 horror from JJ Abrams - CNET
Hell's bells!
Hyundai heads to Amazon with new 'digital showroom' - Roadshow
It's the first automaker to do this, but it probably won't be the last.
Blanket your house with Wi-Fi for $129 - CNET
The two-node Linksys Velop mesh network sells elsewhere for at least $180. Plus: Save 50 percent on US Mobile cell service!
At San Diego Comic-Con 2018, Shazam and Wonder Woman hope to rope in more fans - CNET
No Marvel, no problem as DC Comic characters, and a raft of other franchises like Transformers and Predator, vie for the limelight.
Tech giants to Congress: Sorry about our mistakes, but there's no bias - CNET
Facebook, Twitter and Google started off a Judiciary Committee hearing with an apology, then an explanation.
Elon Musk, Google DeepMind pledge no deadly AI autonomous weapons - CNET
The Lethal Autonomous Weapons Pledge declares that no machine should decide on its own whether to take a human life.
Can't be home? UPS tests smart locks to deliver inside your building - CNET
So far the service is only in New York City, but it might go nationwide.
Ford recalls 550,000 Escape, Fusion vehicles over rollaway concerns - Roadshow
Unintended vehicle movement is not usually a desired outcome.
Trump revealed as Facebook's biggest political advertiser - CNET
The president and his PAC spent $274,000 on Facebook ads since early May.
Despite glitches, Amazon Prime Day 2018 manages another record - CNET
Customers ordered more than 100 million products in 36 hours.
Samsung's foldable phone may be a 'winner' - CNET
Success is baked right into the code name.
Watch Blue Origin's high-altitude abort test during latest rocket launch - CNET
Jeff Bezo's commercial space company will live stream another test.
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

Associate Department Chair for Computer Information Systems.

llesage@davenport.edu
DuAnne Masselink, MBA, PMP

DuAnne is a  Teaching Learning Coordinator.

dmassilink@davenport.edu
Tony McCutchen

Associate Department Chair in Networking.

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

Associate Professor in Information Assurance

mmckinnon2@davenport.edu
Ola Marie Taylor, MBA

Marie is a Teaching Learning Coordinator.

mtyler@davenport.edu
Vivianne Moore from Davenport University
Vivianne Moore, DM, MS

Associate Department Chair in Computer Information Systems.

Vivianne.Moore@davenport.edu
Jim Veneziano

Associate Department Chair in Computer Information Systems.

James.Veneziano@davenport.edu
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