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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
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

 

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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.
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

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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

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Certifications

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

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Scholarships

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

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Registered Student Organizations

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

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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
Amazon Echo Dot deal: Just $23 - CNET
It's used, but still the cheapest Dot to date.
Samsung, Bosch, LG lead in the eternal race to fill your home with appliances - CNET
A survey of 250,000 people have made their appliance alliances.
Firefox Monitor shows if your personal information was lost in a hack - CNET
Mozilla's service can help you decide which passwords need changing.
Yale smart locks get the August treatment with new kit - CNET
Assa Abloy acquired August last year, and now we're getting a look at what that means for Yale and August smart locks.
Flying cars are closer than you think - CNET
Uber wants to fly you around the city like The Jetsons, but there are still road blocks to overcome before UberAir can get off the ground.
Five major features your Android phone sorely needs - CNET
A decade after Google brought us Android, these fixes are still MIA.
Uber's Skyports are the gateway to on-demand air travel - CNET
Fancy hopping across the city in your own air taxi? UberAir could be your answer. And to get you to your aircraft, Uber is planning on building a network of skyports to help you board in style.
Volkswagen's MEB platform underpins a new generation of electric cars - Roadshow
By 2025, Volkswagen expects to sell 1 million MEB-based EVs.
One small live-TV streamer is rolling out a big Netflix-like design - CNET
FuboTV is aiming for flashy design its heavyweight-backed competitors haven't tried.
Telltale Games may finish The Walking Dead's final season after all - CNET
The developer could have help in releasing the last two episodes of Clementine's story despite its shutdown.
Microsoft and Shell team up to build AI into gas stations - CNET
Shell is experimenting with cameras that can tell if you're smoking at a gas station.
Compare these iPhone XS vs. iPhone X photos - CNET
Think there's no difference between the cameras on the iPhone XS and iPhone X? See for yourself.
iPhone XS vs. iPhone X: The camera makes all the difference - CNET
Looks like the same dual 12-megapixel cameras as last year. Trust us, they’re not.
Tinder gives extra control to women with 'My Move' feature - CNET
The setting allows women to start the conversation, and it's currently being trialled.
Nailed it? Canon's new Pixma printer could help you save on manicures - CNET
But it takes up a lot more space than a few bottles of nail polish.
I owned the first Android phone in an iPhone world -- and it was amazing - CNET
I bought the T-Mobile G1, the anti-iPhone that started Android's global sweep.
iPhone XS Max crushes XS in early sales, Apple analyst says - CNET
Demand for the larger iPhone is "better than expected," according to Ming-Chi Kuo.
Scientists find giant dust storms on Saturn’s biggest moon - CNET
It’s the first time scientists have found the occurrence on Titan.
Google's first Android phone rivaled the iPhone like BlackBerry, Nokia never could - CNET
Looking back, it's clear that the T-Mobile G1 (aka HTC Dream) challenged Apple's iPhone from the very start.
Japan’s mini space elevator goes to space - CNET
And we have liftoff!
Mark Hamill's one-word-a-day tweets get an explanation - CNET
Raise a toast of blue (or green) milk, it's Luke Skywalker's 67th birthday!
Google Doodle aims to help button up your voter registration - CNET
Election day is quickly approaching, and Google is reminding voters to make sure they can vote.
Instagram co-founders leaving Facebook to 'explore creativity again' - CNET
CEO Kevin Systrom and CTO Mike Krieger have resigned their positions at the photo-sharing app.
iPhone XS drop test: This phone would not crack - CNET
We dropped a brand-new gold iPhone XS onto the sidewalk four times to find out how durable the glass is on both sides.
Google CEO Sundar Pichai plans private meeting with GOP lawmakers - CNET
Among the planned topics of discussion is the company's alleged political bias in search results.
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
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