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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 includinig;
  • 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

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



If you have just completed your bachelors 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. 


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


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


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
#AlexaGRR Hackathon
Alexa is the speech and personal assistant technology behind Amazon Echo. Today you can use Alexa to listen to music, play games, check traffic and weather, control your household devices, and lots more. Alexa offers a full-featured set of APIs and SDKs that you can use to teach her new skills and add her into devices and applications of your own.
Homecoming 2016!
Join us for an entire week of events including a bonfire, tailgating, chili cook-off, pep rally and more. Celebrate DU and all it has to offer.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
New Master of Computer Science Degree
In March, the Board of Trustees approved the MS, Computer Science program. The master program in computer science emphasizes software development, theoretical foundations of computer science and cyber security. It is designed to prepare students for professional positions in industry, government and business, and for graduate work at the doctoral level.This program will help DU be recognized as having the latest and most innovative technology education.
Infragard, Partnership for Protection
The Michigan Infragard conference was hosted by Davenport University on May 18th. The Michigan Chapter of this National Organization provides members and information security experts in business, education and government a means to share information to prevent, protect and defend against hostile acts in the critical infrastructure and key resources. Professor Ron Draayer and Michael Case of Davenport were honored at the event for their service and commitment to the organization. On behalf of the University, Dr. Pamela Imperato accepted a plaque in appreciation of our long commitment to partnering with Infragard and facilitating state-wide infrastructure security training.
Global News in Technology
How police body cameras became a budget battlefield - CNET
When it comes to body cameras, Taser has been the dominant player. But there's a low-cost rival making some noise.
Navdy begins shipping HUD-based automotive infotainment system - Roadshow
The Navdy head-up display projects bright, clear graphics in a driver's eye-line, showing navigation, vehicle speed and communications.
Forget gaming: VR and AR can help restore sight - CNET
Vision impairments affect the way people live and work. These technologies aim to make doing the simple stuff a lot easier.
No, AT&T-Time Warner tie-up won't ax your 'Game of Thrones' - CNET
A megamerger joining the telecom giant with a premier programmer has triggered an avalanche of confusion. For one, Time Warner Cable has nothing to do with it
Volkswagen's three-row SUV will sell its American roots - Roadshow
A new video miniseries chronicling the inception of this ute will lead us into the official unveil at the LA Auto Show.
Barack Obama blasts Donald Trump on 'Mean Tweets' - CNET
The US president had a strong response to a Donald Trump tweet from August.
Oppo and Vivo beat Huawei and Xiaomi to claim top spots in China - CNET
Both brands have boosted their market share by more than 5 percent in just one year, according to Counterpoint Research.
Netflix's CEO gives conditional OK to AT&T-Time Warner merger - CNET
Reed Hastings has no objection to the blockbuster deal, as long as it doesn't conflict with net neutrality.
Google buys crazy eye-tracking VR tech - CNET
Eyefluence wants AR and VR to be controlled via your eyes, and Google wants to help it fulfill this goal.
Get ready for even more Amazon Dash buttons - CNET
Ping-pong balls, poop bags and Pop-Tarts are the latest things you can reorder using the commerce giant's Wi-Fi-connected gizmos.
This 3D printed puzzle gives you the best view of Tokyo - CNET
After a short but successful Kickstarter, a Japanese 3D printing company is set to bring the Tokyo city skylines to your coffee table in this 100-piece printed puzzle.
Twitter reportedly planning to cut hundreds of jobs - CNET
Social media company plans to trim about 300 jobs, or 8 percent of its workforce, Bloomberg reports.
Donald Trump has insulted how many objects on Twitter? Guess - CNET
Technically Incorrect: Someone, somewhere had to compute the sheer number of objects of Trumpian scorn. It was The New York Times and it keeps computing.
WiGig's ready to save you from congested wireless networks - CNET
The superfast wireless tech hasn't caught on widely, but that could change as ordinary Wi-Fi clogs up.
Donald Trump launches nightly campaign show on Facebook Live - CNET
Republican candidate's video program will be hosted by Trump advisors and a conservative political commentator.
Prof turns to iOS autocomplete for aid on prank physics paper - CNET
A paper co-written by Apple's mobile software is accepted almost immediately by an international scientific conference. Break out your smartphones, would-be scientists.
Verizon CEO: We're not going to start making big media buys - CNET
CEO Lowell McAdam says the mega-deal makes sense for AT&T, but not for Verizon.
Cubs' victory cheered by famous fans Clinton, Murray and more - CNET
No one knows who'll win the World Series, but the Cubbies might take the crown for the most celebrity fans.
Try to survive this 4-hour supercut of horror movie screams - CNET
Aaaaah! Yaaaargh! Eeeeek! Every scream imaginable makes an appearance in Shudder's never-ending "Stream of Screams."
Free flu shot? Uber will deliver one Tuesday to these 17 places - CNET
From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. local time, Uber is promising to deliver free flu shots -- if you live in certain cities or states.
'Stranger Things' logo lights up as Halloween costume - CNET
It takes three people and some crafting skills to pull off this costume inspired by the opening credits for the hit Netflix series.
Doom designer on video game violence and culture - CNET
"It's not the game, it's the gun."
Save big on these smart home bundles, security systems - CNET
From Home Deals: Start up a smart light set with these cheaper bundles, as well as get a 16-channel security system for an impressively low price.
Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare beta wraps up, changes coming based on feedback - CNET
Developer says it got valuable data about matchmaking and weapon balance from the beta.
Battlefield 1 update released, check out the patch notes - CNET
An issue with class rank has been resolved, which could make it look like you've lost rank.
Faculty Members
Pamela Imperato, Ph.D

Dean of the College of Technology.
Bob Clarkson, MBA, PMP

Associate Dean in the College of Technology
Lonnie Decker, Ph.D., CCNA

Department Chair for Networking, Cyber Defense and MSIA.
Gabriela Ziegler

Department Chair for Computer Science, MSCS and MSTM
Pete Anderson, CCNP

Associate Professor of Networking
Denny Bobeldyk, Ph.D., CCIE

Associate Professor of Information Assurance
Nancy Burns, Ph.D., ITIL

Associate Professor of Computer Information Systems
Richard Comden, MPA, MCP, A+

Associate Department Chair in Computer Information Systems.
Ron Draayer, MM, MSIS, CFE, MCP

Associate Professor of Computer Information Systems.
Brian Kowalczk, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Computer Science.
Linda LeSage, MBA, PMP, ITIL

Associate Department Chair for Computer Information Systems.
DuAnne Masselink, MBA, PMP

DuAnne is a  Teaching Learning Coordinator.
Tony McCutchen

Associate Department Chair in Networking.
Mark McKinnon, CCE, GCFA

Associate Professor in Information Assurance
Marie Taylor

Marie is a Teaching Learning Coordinator.
Vivianne Moore, Ph.D., MS

Associate Professor in Computer Information Systems
Jim Veneziano

Associate Department Chair in Computer Information Systems.
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