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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
Deadpool celebrates Disney-Fox merger in typical Deadpool fashion - CNET
Ryan Reynolds further confirms he is master of the tweet.
Disney set to close Fox takeover, forging a Hollywood monster to take on Netflix - CNET
The biggest traditional media company in the world will swell bigger still, as it girds itself to battle streaming giants like Netflix, Amazon and -- soon -- Apple.
Politicians call for crackdown on social media 'toxic swamp' after mosque shooting - CNET
Australia's top politicians say tech companies are not doing enough to stop extremist content, with one saying Facebook has "gone missing" on hate speech.
2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe gets big tech upgrade, still isn't a coupe - Roadshow
The rakish crossover brings a host of updates to the 2019 New York Auto Show.
South Korea goes full Daft Punk to keep smartphone users out of intersections - Roadshow
Engineers in Ilsan, South Korea, have installed a system of LED lights and lasers to help alert smartphone-using pedestrians of traffic.
Huawei P30 Pro to cost more than the Galaxy S10 Plus according to leak - CNET
The quad-rear camera behemoth will cost €999 which converts roughly to $1,130.
Fiat Chrysler and PSA Group are considering getting hitched, report says - Roadshow
France's PSA Group is reportedly open to new partners and it seems like FCA would be the perfect fit.
Batman, Captain America and Monty Python apparently worked for the US government last year - CNET
With great intern power comes great responsibility.
Apple teams with media literacy programs to fight fake news - CNET
The tech giant is supporting three organizations in the US and Europe.
Google Stadia instantly becomes a Netflix-like game streaming powerhouse - CNET
When you think video games, soon it'll be Microsoft's Xbox, Sony's PlayStation, Nintendo's Switch and... Google?
Facebook takes steps to protect you from discriminatory ads - CNET
Advertisers that run housing, employment or credit ads won't be able to target users by age, gender or ZIP code.
Pixel 4 and 4 XL rumors: Price, specs, leaks, features and everything else - CNET
Keep tabs on the rumors about Google's upcoming marquee phones.
Google Stadia gaming at GDC 2019: Everything just announced - CNET
Google takes the wraps off its Stadia streaming service, promising the "future of gaming."
Google Stadia logo gets roasted for '90s retro look - CNET
Atari vibes. Electric cars. Crayon scribbles. A paper cup. Wi-Fi. Stadia's logo sure conjures up a lot of funny things.
New Apple iMac update for 2019 has better graphics and eight-core Intel i9 processor - CNET
The Apple 4K 21.5-inch iMac moves up to six-core processors, while the 27-inch 5K iMac goes up to an eight-core Intel Core i9 for the first time.
OnePlus 7 rumors: Price, specs, leaks, features and everything else - CNET
The upcoming flagship might have a pop-up camera and triple-rear cameras.
Stranger Things seems to be teasing an imminent trailer filled with... rats? - CNET
Is the Upside Down overrun with rodents? It's not really clear, but let's hope for footage soon.
Trump: Twitter, Facebook, Google are colluding to silence conservatives - CNET
The president wants to "do something" about social media.
Pixel 3 Lite and 3 XL Lite rumors: Price, specs, features and everything else - CNET
Google may be launching a cheaper Pixel 3. Here's what we know so far (and what we don't).
Robot dog for seniors made cute by Jim Henson's Creature Shop - CNET
The charming Tombot puppy on Kickstarter is meant to be a low-maintenance companion robot.
The amazing TCL 6-series TV is back on sale: $820 at Amazon and Walmart - CNET
The 55-inch 55R617 costs just $570 at Amazon and Walmart, and Best Buy has deals, too.
Best 4K Blu-rays - CNET
If you've invested in a 4K TV and a 4K Blu-ray player, these are the absolute essential discs you must buy.
Apex Legends Season 1: Everything you need to know - CNET
Respawn's white-hot battle royale game now has rewards to shoot for, including unlockable skins, in-game currency and more.
Call of Duty: Mobile is coming to Android, iOS - CNET
The free app is open for preregistration online and in the Google Play Store.
Apex Legends' season 1 battle pass, new character Octane available now - CNET
You'll be able to get special skins and extra rewards.
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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