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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.

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
Uber Express Pool is coming to town, move over buses - CNET
The ride-hailing company says it's up to 50 percent cheaper than regular Pool. So that means it costs… about the same as a bus.
This $1,000 Joker bust is absolutely terrifying - CNET
The limited edition statue is designed by special make-up effects creator Rick Baker.
Apple reportedly looking to buy cobalt directly from miners - CNET
The metal is essential to production of batteries for phones and electric cars.
Here are the first cities to get AT&T's mobile 5G network - CNET
Dallas, Atlanta and Waco, Texas, are the first of a dozen markets to get 5G later this year.
Netflix reveals disturbing new reality show - CNET
Commentary: "The Push" tries to see if social pressure can convince someone to commit murder.
Toyota develops new lower-cost, less-resource-intensive magnet for EVs - Roadshow
Its new magnet technology dramatically reduces the need for expensive rare-earth minerals with little to no drop in performance.
Toyota is building a miniature Japanese Nürburgring, sorta - Roadshow
The Japanese automaker is investing heavily in a new test facility in its home prefecture in Japan.
That's rich: Bill Gates will play himself on 'Big Bang Theory' - CNET
The show's geeks will do anything to meet the Microsoft co-founder -- even though he's gotten punchy with Sheldon before.
Netflix: 'Stranger Things' creators aren't leaving the show - CNET
Matt and Ross Duffer, the creators of the supernatural streaming hit, won't be moving out of Hawkins, Ind.
AT&T loses bid for White House communications in antitrust case - CNET
AT&T won't get access to communications between the Justice Department and President Trump it claims influenced the decision to block its merger with Time Warner.
McDonald's Szechuan Sauce is coming back, but it might be a trap - CNET
Seriously McD's, stop toying with us. Either release The Sauce, or don't.
You can put this adorable Chewie down for a Star Wars nap - CNET
FurReal Friends Ultimate Co-pilot Chewbacca responds to your voice and touch and looks so cute when sleeping.
See Boston Dynamics push its door-opening dog robot around - CNET
Humans are still in charge in a new video showing Boston Dynamics' SpotMini robo-dog getting yanked around with a hockey stick and a butt leash.
2019 Porsche 911 GT3 RS races into Geneva with 520 hp - Roadshow
It's got more of what matters -- NACA ducts, mostly.
Robots may help patients with lung disease stick to treatment - CNET
A study suggests take-home robots can help patients with COPD, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, stay on track.
Life-size Infinity Gauntlet shows how Thanos fights Avengers - CNET
The powered-up role-playing item includes sounds from "Avengers: Infinity War," Infinity Stones and articulated fingers.
The Galaxy S9 looks like this, according to these renders - CNET
If they're right, we're looking forward to the camera most.
Jeff Sessions: Cyber task force will tackle US' tech troubles - CNET
A week after the indictment of Russian nationals, the US attorney general requests a report on the risks of "the malicious use of technology."
Waze rage is coming to a head on crowded streets - Roadshow
The backlash against the crowdsourced navigation leader is reaching critical mass. Brian Cooley investigates.
All of the Galaxy S9 beans spilled in this latest leak - CNET
Everything from colors, camera upgrades to internal components are potentially exposed in this German report.
How SpaceX plans to bring speedy broadband to the whole world - CNET
The first Starlink satellites are set to launch aboard a Falcon 9 on Wednesday. It could be the start of a whole new way to share Elon Musk memes.
Facebook exec apologizes for tweets about Mueller probe - CNET
The tweets came Friday. President Trump cited them Saturday. The apology came Monday.
Lotus 3 Eleven 430 is a high-powered swan song for the way things were - Roadshow
No roof, minimal tech, lots of power and stunning looks make for one of the coolest Lotuses ever released.
Self-driving EVs will affect oil demand by 2040, BP claims - Roadshow
BP has, apparently, finally come to terms with the idea of peak oil demand happening in the near future.
Star Wars Death Star cat cave lets the furce be with Fluffy - CNET
Keep your porg warm in a cozy pet cave that can also wrap your cat or dog in the warm embrace of the Death Star.
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, 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, DM, 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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