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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

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 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. 


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
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!
Davenport University secure coding specialty in the computer information systems program
Secure Coding Specialty
Starting this Fall you will have the option to specialize in Secure Coding in our Computer Information System BS degree.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Global News in Technology
Amazon’s dominance comes at a high cost - CNET
Operating costs again surge, as the e-commerce titan keeps investing in future growth.
Are you psychic? New app claims it can tell you - CNET
Commentary: Am I Psychic? says it uses scientific methods to show whether you're, you know, paranormal.
Google doubles down on digital training in Africa - CNET
After giving online skills training to one million people in the region, the web giant pledges to train 10 million more.
Canceled visit? That's OK, Airbnb will let you post a review - CNET
Before now, if guests had a bad home rental experience they couldn't leave a review unless they completed their stay. That's changing.
Samsung Pay could come to non-Samsung phones - CNET
Samsung's mobile payment feature one-ups Apple Pay and Android Pay in one major way.
LG's flagship G6 smartphone isn't doing so hot - CNET
Losing ground to Samsung, Apple and others, the electronics company's mobile business has a "challenging" second quarter.
Apple says so long to the iPod Nano and iPod Shuffle - CNET
We lost the iPod Classic three years ago, now it's time to bid farewell to two other iterations of the company's fabled MP3 player.
California, home to Silicon Valley, ranks third in developer survey - CNET
HackerRank looked at average coding scores on its platform to find out who performed best. The result may surprise you.
Twitter can't attract more tweeters to save its life - CNET
The social network didn’t increase its user base, despite attention from President Trump and Twitter's central role in politics.
Chip vulnerability could crash your outdated phone via Wi-Fi - CNET
If your phone doesn't have the latest update, leaving your Wi-Fi open might let hackers take over your device.
Facebook tries to make chatting with bots more natural - CNET
It’s just another way the social network is pushing you toward its Messenger chat app.
Your future AR home movies will look like 80s music videos - CNET
A-ha's "Take On Me" gets reshot in augmented reality, thanks to Apple's ARKit
Ethereal Orion Nebula wows scientists with dazzling portrait - CNET
A new image of the Orion Nebula Cluster that reveals the inner workings of the fabulous formation has astronomers thrilled.
A flaw in wireless networks lets hackers pretend to be you - CNET
There are calls and text messages coming from your phone number that you never made. Meet the “ghost telephonist.”
A plane-size asteroid buzzes by Earth undetected - CNET
A big space rock slipped right by us last week and was only spotted as it left our cosmic neighborhood.
Jeff Bezos tops Bill Gates as world's richest - CNET
For the moment, Amazon's founder has slipped ahead of that other Seattle tech mogul.
GM recalls 40,683 vehicles (again) for airbag gremlins - Roadshow
Guess it didn't get fixed the first time. Whoops!
Researchers hacked a car wash to attack the vehicle inside - Roadshow
It's not going to slice your head off with a chainsaw, but it's still a pretty massive vulnerability.
$543,000 can now buy the carbon fiber Acura NSX GT3 of your dreams - Roadshow
Good luck scrounging up the scratch to afford one, though.
Samsung soars ahead of Note 8 arrival - CNET
With last year's Note 7 in the rear-view mirror, the Korean giant is raking in more money than ever.
Twitter still has a lot to show and prove - CNET
Pushing back against trolls and edging forward with a redesign, Twitter hoped to attract new users. Its second-quarter numbers tell a different story.
Here's how to watch Tesla's Model 3 event on July 28 - Roadshow
Surprise, surprise -- the automaker announced it on Twitter.
Verizon gets its mojo back with unlimited data - CNET
It recovers from its first-ever losses in wireless subscribers by adding more than 300,000 phone subscribers in the second quarter.
WhatsApp now has 1 billion daily users - CNET
Only 6.5 billion to go.
Get an Ungrip phone strap for $8.50 - CNET
This super-comfy finger-grip works with or without a case and comes in a wide assortment of colors. Plus: A GoPro camera for under $100 and a Jawbone Up24 fitness tracker for five bucks!
Faculty Members
Pamela Imperato, Ph.D

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

Department Chair for Networking, Cyber Defense and MSIA.
Dr. Gabriela Ziegler, Davenport University College of Technology
Gabriela Ziegler, DM-IST

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
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
Ola Marie Taylor, MBA

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

Associate Department Chair in Computer Information Systems.
Jim Veneziano

Associate Department Chair in Computer Information Systems.
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