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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
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

 

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. 

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

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

Certifications

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

Scholarships

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
Database and Analytics Specialty
Starting this Fall you will have the option to specialize in Database and Analytics in our Computer Information System BS degree.
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.
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
What to play this weekend: South Park, Gran Turismo, Fire Emblem Warriors - CNET
Sean gets a little help from Sean this week.
Q Acoustics brings $350 sound base and $6,000 speakers into the world - CNET
Q Acoustics has announced its first sound base with HDMI, the M2, while also announcing a new sound bar and high-end floorstanders.
Andy Rubin’s Essential sued over modular connector tech - CNET
The phone startup has been accused of stealing trade secrets relating to its modular connector, reports Reuters.
Apple gets sued over Animoji trademark - CNET
A Japanese company says it claimed rights to animated emoji before Apple did.
Bitcoin hits $6,000, making its creator even more insanely rich - CNET
The cryptocurrency reached a new high Friday, keeping up a huge gain for 2017.
Robert Scoble regrets being 'really hurtful to women' - CNET
The tech evangelist issues apologetic comments after being accused of sexual harassment by three women.
iPhone 8 Plus and 7 Plus photos: What's the difference? - CNET
I compared the photo and video capabilities of the 8 Plus and 7 Plus. And while the 8 Plus has a leg up, can you spot the improvements?
iPhone 8 Plus vs. 7 Plus: How much better is the new camera? - CNET
I toured San Francisco to test out the dual rear shooters on the new 8 Plus and last year's 7 Plus.
YouTube's making a Tinder comedy about dating every last match - CNET
All 252 of them.
NASA installs a sweet new HD camera on the space station - CNET
See first video from the enhanced HD camera a NASA astronaut installed during a spacewalk.
Star Wars fans get surrounded by Stormtroopers, face Kylo Ren - CNET
Complete with the First Order leader force-choking a member of the Resistance.
Google's Pixel 2 gets bent out of shape during torture test - CNET
Commentary: The torturers at JerryRig Everything get ahold of Google's new phone and it doesn't appear to stand up so well. Especially the back.
Get your stylish hatchback on with the 2019 Audi A7 - Roadshow
One of the original not-quite-a-sedans is back with a whole new look.
Hideo Kojima loves 'Blade Runner 2049' - CNET
The Metal Gear gaming legend professes his profound love for "Blade Runner" in Rolling Stone.
Finally! The Nokia 3310 comes to the US for $60 - CNET
Nokia's retro phone will be in stores on Oct. 29.
KFC's Twitter follows all the Spice Girls for a reason - CNET
Fried-chicken giant KFC pulls off a brilliant social-media joke through the careful selection of people it follows on Twitter.
Facebook Messenger now lets you pay pals with PayPal - CNET
Facebook's payments get a boost ahead of Apple's peer-to-peer Apple Pay.
Google's AlphaGo Zero destroys humans all on its own - CNET
The new artificial neural network taught itself to master the ancient game Go within weeks, without any tips from humans.
Chinese phone maker Vivo entering Hong Kong, Russia and beyond - CNET
One of China's biggest phone makers is branching out to more countries, including Singapore and Taiwan.
How 'Blade Runner 2049' made Sean Young young again - CNET
Cutting-edge visual effects resurrect a character from the original film for a pivotal scene in the sequel.
2017 Tokyo Motor Show preview: A taste of the wacky, wonderful future - Roadshow
Packed with edgy concepts, electrified powertrains and forward-thinking tech, this year's expo looks poised to recapture its past magic.
Recreating Rachael in 'Blade Runner 2049' - CNET
Visual effects wizardry from MPC digitally de-aged "Blade Runner" star Sean Young for a pivotal scene in the sequel.
iPhone launch X-pectations: 2-3 million units, per KGI - CNET
Noted analyist Ming-Chi Kuo says the iPhone X might be hard to find at first.
World's first panoramic sunroof airbag ready to deploy - Roadshow
Korean supplier Hyundai Mobis hints its novel safety device is headed for a premium SUV.
Take a look at Harman Kardon's Cortana-enabled smart speaker - CNET
Microsoft's answer to Amazon Echo, Google Home and Apple HomePod is a $199 Cortana-enabled smart speaker with Harman Kardon audio.
Faculty Members
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, Ph.D., CCIE

Associate Professor of Information Assurance  

Denny.Bobeldyk@davenport.edu
Brian Kowalczk, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Computer Science.

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, Ph.D., 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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