Back to Home
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

 

A Davenport technology classroom with students.
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

A ribbon icon.
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

A sheet of paper and pencil icon.
Certifications

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

A suitcase icon.
Scholarships

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

A calendar icon.
Registered Student Organizations

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

A monitor icon.
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
John McAfee plans to run for president 'in exile' using thousands of masked doppelgangers - CNET
The crypto-enthusiast has donned a wig, jumped on a boat and is now on the run from the IRS. But that won’t stop his 2020 presidential campaign.
LG teases 'goodbye touch' for MWC smartphone reveal - CNET
Event invite suggests new flagship smartphone will feature a touchless UI.
Black Panther's nomination shows the Oscars is changing for the better - CNET
Commentary: After years of struggling to balance and subvert the idea of "Oscar-worthy" movies, the Academy did OK this year.
NASA replaces Boeing Starliner astronaut before first crewed launch - CNET
Astronaut Eric Boe steps aside "due to medical reasons."
Google Hangouts to begin heading into the sunset in October - CNET
Chat and Meet will take its place.
Viacom to buy video streaming service Pluto TV for $340M - CNET
Move comes as several rivals are reportedly exploring expansion into streaming.
Mister Rogers documentary voted biggest Oscars 2019 snub - CNET
Please won’t you be, please won’t you be … my Academy Award nomination?
Hacked Nest Cam convinces family that US is being attacked by North Korea - CNET
Nest says its systems weren’t breached.
2020 GMC Sierra HD can tow 30,000 pounds and see right through its trailer - Roadshow
GMC's new premium, heavy-duty pickup boasts a potent 910 pound-feet of torque and smart "Transparent Trailer" camera tech that improves visibility while towing.
2020 GMC Sierra HD revealed with new camera tech, off-road AT4 model - Roadshow
The 'Heavy Duty' variant of GMC's professional-grade work truck debuts with a tough new look and loads of towing-friendly tech.
Oracle accused of underpaying women, minorities by $400 million - CNET
Labor Department says the company "channeled" women and people of color into lower-paying careers at the software maker.
WWE Royal Rumble 2019: How to watch, start time, entrants and full match card - CNET
The Royal Rumble is this weekend. Here's every confirmed match and Rumble entrants.
Aston Martin reveals AMR Track pack, Q options for the Valkyrie - Roadshow
The AMR Track Performance package cuts lap times by 8 percent.
Huawei CFO may face formal extradition to US, says report - CNET
Canada's ambassador to the US tells the Globe and Mail about the upcoming request.
Netflix lets you use Instagram Stories to share what you're watching - CNET
Feed the addiction.
Qualcomm didn't have enough power to hurt chip competition, expert testifies - CNET
And another expert says the success or failure of rivals had to do with their foresight, investment and execution -- not Qualcomm's practices.
Samsung 15.6-inch OLED laptop screens enter production in mid-February - CNET
Those 15-inch 4K OLED laptops teased at CES come one step closer to reality.
Intel says it closed its pay gap globally - CNET
The company also incorporated stock compensation to its analysis of pay equity.
Get your iPhone photo on an Apple billboard with #ShotOniPhone contest - CNET
Apple's publicity campaign is now a contest that 10 photographers will win in February.
Twitter is getting some new tricks - CNET
Here comes the emoji button!
Even if you’re off social media, your friends could be ruining your privacy - CNET
Social networks could use friends to predict what a person would post, researchers find.
Lenovo patent filing teases tablet with folding screen - CNET
Because one rigid screen is no longer enough.
2020 Lincoln Aviator starts around $50,000, but PHEVs get pricey - Roadshow
A top-trim Aviator will set you back nearly $90,000.
Apple's iOS 12.1.3 rolls out for iPhone, iPad and HomePod with bug fixes - CNET
The update includes fixes for issues like audio distortion on the iPad Pro and problems causing the HomePod to restart.
Google could kill Google News in EU over controversial proposed law - CNET
But the decision would be “taken reluctantly,” according to Bloomberg.
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
Group: 
This is a closed group. Only a group administrator can add you.