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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
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
Vudu comes to Apple TV, but you can't buy on the box - CNET
Walmart's Vudu app finally arrives on the Apple TV streaming box, but unlike Apple's own iTunes service, it doesn't allow purchases. We go hands-on.
Mini Google Home speaker could be on its way - CNET
A smaller version of the smart home device is expected to be unveiled in the fall, according to Android Police.
Space station astronaut sees solar eclipse shadow on Earth - CNET
The moon's shadow looks almost ominous when seen from the International Space Station during the Aug. 21 solar eclipse.
Eclipse overshadows everything else on Twitter - CNET
The natural phenomenon inspires more than 6 million tweets.
'The Punisher' is coming to collect in first trailer - CNET
Netflix tucks a brief look at Frank Castle and his new Marvel series at the end of the final episode of "The Defenders."
3 things Ellen Pao says she would do differently at her trial - CNET
In her upcoming memoir, "Reset," the former VC and Reddit CEO shares mistakes made during her landmark sexual harassment trial, but says there's hope for Silicon Valley.
Solar eclipse 2017: Here's what people saw - CNET
Stare directly at these pics of the eclipse and the people who loved it.
Android Oreo is here and you can get it soon - CNET
Google announces the name of its latest version of Android with the unveiling of a statue in Manhattan that took place while the moon was eclipsing the sun.
How 'Game of Thrones' filmed the epic 'battle beyond the wall' - CNET
A new behind-the-scenes video shows the insane amount of work it took to make a zombie polar bear and all those icy fights.
29 sci-fi and geektastic TV shows coming soon to 2017 - CNET
Check out the most exciting shows from the fall TV lineup on TV and streaming services.
International Space Station photobombs 2017 solar eclipse - CNET
The International Space Station enjoyed a moment in front of the sun with a spectacular cameo photo during Monday's solar eclipse.
Get a Seagate Backup Plus 3TB desktop hard drive for $88.82 - CNET
That should be more than enough terabytes for your video and other data-intensive activities. Plus: an almost-as-good-as-Prime-Day deal on the Fire HD 8 tablet -- and a case deal to go with it!
More Midnight Editions in store for Nissan - Roadshow
Nissan adds the popular appearance package to its fleet of three pickup trucks for 2018.
Twitter's #FakeEclipseFacts will lead you astray - CNET
What does the total solar eclipse have to do with gum, horror movies, haircuts and Earth, Wind & Fire? Let Twitter tell you with #FakeEclipseFacts.
Will the Essential Phone get eclipsed? (The 3:59, Ep. 270) - CNET
Today we're chatting about Andy Rubin's newest device, Amazon's accidental Echo giveaway and the eclipse.
Solar eclipse: Desperate brands leap on the sunny side - CNET
Commentary: So many brands squeezing their products into the solar eclipse frenzy, hoping to make a buck. But a small brand does something delightful.
Elon Musk promises cloud-based profiles for Tesla vehicles - Roadshow
He brought this up on Twitter, because of course he did.
NASA: Wave at the moon during the solar eclipse - CNET
Be sure to extend a friendly hand toward the moon as the eclipse makes history. NASA wants to snap your picture.
Watch Porsche put the new 2018 Cayenne through its paces - Roadshow
It will debut on Aug. 29 and should be at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September.
Saying goodbye to Chuck E. Cheese's animatronic band - CNET
Commentary: When a band breaks up, it can feel like the end of an era, even if it's a bunch of animatronic animals that play the banjo.
The first Bugatti Chiron in the US is very yellow - Roadshow
No better place to deliver it than Pebble Beach, I suppose.
Google Doodle has a theory of the eclipse: Moon Pong - CNET
And it's oddly mesmerizing.
Fiat Chrysler finds a potential suitor in China's Great Wall - Roadshow
This comes after several other Chinese automakers deny interest in FCA's assets.
'Starship Troopers' sequel lacks original's satirical bite - CNET
There's plenty of action in animated follow-up "Starship Troopers: Traitor of Mars," but the over-the-top style and satire that made the original a cult favorite are missing.
Samsung's big Note 8 challenge: Making it stand out - CNET
The Galaxy S line keeps getting bigger. How can Samsung make the Note 8 feel different than the rest?
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
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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