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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
SEC chairman urges 'extreme caution' with cryptocurrencies - CNET
The commission's chairman warns of scams and market manipulation as Bitcoin hits record valuations on a near-daily basis.
Alfa Romeo 4C will get a much-desired update next year - Roadshow
Milan’s pint-size sports car is set to receive its first serious refresh in 2018.
Internet sites to protest Trump Admin's net neutrality plan - CNET
A group of sites plan to take action to draw attention to a crucial FCC vote planned for Dec. 14 that could dismantle Obama-era net neutrality rules.
Ford’s 300-mile electric SUV heads to Mexico to make way for autonomy - Roadshow
The blue oval plans to pad margins thanks to Mexico’s lower labor costs.
The Galaxy S9 could get a more secure iris scanner, says report - CNET
The new scanner could help make mobile banking transactions more secure.
The 39 best holiday shopping deals right now: Dec. 11 update - CNET
With just two weeks until Christmas, some better-than-Black Friday deals are starting to pop up.
Tesla Model S shooting brake drives silently into our hearts - Roadshow
Tesla won't be building it, though. The automaker isn't even affiliated with it.
Alexa can finally wake you up before you go-go - CNET
Amazon is going to either give you your favorite song to wake up to or make you hate it.
The future of Apple Watch fitness might be GymKit - CNET
The Apple Watch can one-tap connect with cardio and fitness machines in certain gyms: this is how it works.
Apple's pushing into gyms with GymKit: What you need to know - CNET
The Apple Watch can now tap-to-pair with new connected fitness machines. Here's how it works.
Trump tells NASA to send astronauts back to the moon - CNET
The moon is once again on NASA's menu as President Trump signs a directive to send humans back to the surface of our lunar companion.
Netflix is weirdly worried about 'A Christmas Prince' fans - CNET
Netflix took to Twitter to narc on the unusual viewing habits of some of its customers. Why so judgy, Netflix?
What to expect from Apple in 2018 (The 3:59, Ep. 330) - CNET
We run through predictions for the iPhone, Siri, AR and Mac.
Workhorse Group applies for $250M gov't manufacturing loan - Roadshow
The money will help the company build its first electric pickup truck, the W-15.
Apple scoops up Shazam for a musical score - CNET
It's not quite $3 billion for Beats, but still: Apple confirms it'll buy the music recognition app to bolster its Spotify competitor, Apple Music.
Ataribox preorders set to open Dec. 14 - CNET
Make room on your classic-console-reboot shelf.
Net and tech pioneers: Hey FCC, don't repeal net neutrality - CNET
"You don’t understand how the internet works," tech trailblazers write in an open letter opposing an FCC proposal up for vote this week.
Hybrids beat EVs as self-driving cars, Ford exec claims - Roadshow
He's got a point, for now.
McLaren Senna is the craziest road-legal McLaren to date - Roadshow
It's the lightest Macca since the F1, and it packs 789 hp.
Soon you won't need Verizon to stream NFL on your phone - CNET
For years, Verizon streamed games only to its own customers' phones. Next month, anyone can watch regardless of carrier, as Verizon boosts its Yahoo arm.
Get a Nixplay Iris 8-inch digital photo frame for $116.99 - CNET
That's the lowest price ever for this advanced, stylish frame -- one of the all-time great holiday gifts, if you ask me. Plus: return of the $100 Fire HD 10, and a DJI Spark drone for HOW MUCH?
Get rich quick on Amazon? Lawsuits target alleged scammers - CNET
Suits by Amazon and the state of Washington allege that two brothers charged people up to $35,000 for sham coaching on how to sell products on the site.
Uber's London license appeal slated for April 2018 - CNET
The ride-hailing service lost its license in September, and won't find out whether it can be reinstated until April or June next year.
'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' is premiering: Everything we know so far - CNET
Luke Skywalker is full of angst and his island is full of Porgs. What the heck is a Porg? Let's examine all the clues about the upcoming movie.
Apple in 2018: Five questions we need to ask - CNET
The company had a big year in 2017. Could next year be even bigger?
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 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

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 from Davenport University
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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