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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
How much nuclear waste is in your state? - CNET
The Nuclear Energy Institute keeps tabs on the spent nuclear fuel stored in states across the US. Here's where the radioactive waste ends up.
See 'Interstellar' updated for 2017 with a fidget spinner - CNET
A hit fidgeting-craze gadget makes a comical cameo appearance in a fan-edited scene from "Interstellar."
Here's Disney's glorious new 'Guardians of the Galaxy' ride - CNET
CNET got a first look at the Guardians Mission Breakout ride, seeing what happens when Marvel and Walt Disney Imagineering join forces.
Google Earth takes you on a guided tour of Beatles' history - CNET
Take a look around Penny Lane or Strawberry Fields.
New hack threat may be hiding in your movie's subtitles - CNET
Malicious code inserted into subtitle files downloaded from movie subtitle databases could be used to hijack your device, researchers warn.
Lyft offers drivers some control over their schedules - CNET
The new Lyft Driver app will let drivers accept scheduled rides days in advance.
GMC refines 2018 Yukon Denali with new 10-speed automatic - Roadshow
There are a bunch of small changes to its aesthetics and trim levels, as well.
WannaCry, what a wimp? Why security pros are staying chill - CNET
At a cybersecurity forum in London, experts call the ransomware, scary as it was at first, overexposed, unsophisticated and ultimately "a failure."
Jaguar's most bonkers car yet is a 600-horsepower XE sedan - Roadshow
600 horsepower is, you know, ample.
Far Cry 5 trailer brings the fight to disenfranchised America - CNET
Ubisoft takes its shooter franchise to a small fictional town in Montana.
Uber, Lyft will return to Austin after fingerprinting hissy fit - Roadshow
You can thank the state legislature for this.
Oculus can now officially keep up if you want to move in VR - CNET
The latest update to the virtual reality headset adds full support for room-scale motion tracking.
Get an RCA wall-plug Bluetooth speaker for $9.99 - CNET
If you don't mind blocking both your outlets, this thing is kind of ingenious -- and a great companion for an Echo Dot.
How hackers can ruin your summer vacation - CNET
From airports to hotels to that cute cafe you found, it just takes one cybersecurity slipup to turn your holiday into a nightmare.
Google's three-step plan to make you love VR - CNET
Like search and advertising before it, Google is setting the stage to dominate VR and AR by going all-in on mobile.
Weekend Streaming: Catch 'This is Spinal Tap' before it goes offline - CNET
The end of the month is fast approaching. Find out what you should watch before June shows up.
UK urges tech giants to fight terror after Manchester attack - CNET
UK Prime Minister Theresa May wants the online community to do more to help put a stop to terrorism.
VR is now helping teach midwives to deliver babies - CNET
A new project will allow aspiring midwives at the University of Newcastle to deliver babies in a virtual environment.
Roll for initiative: Girt by CNET podcast 111 - CNET
This week brush off your polyhedral dice, because we're talking to Mike Mearls, the lead designer on Dungeons & Dragons fifth edition.
Twitch is launching a $200,000 Tekken esports league - CNET
A six-month Tekken "World Tour" will kick off next month and will stream exclusively on Twitch.
Sounds of Jupiter sent back by NASA's Juno are oddly familiar - CNET
The spacecraft studying the giant planet picks up some wave signals, and NASA slows them to a frequency humans can hear.
Walt Mossberg signs 'out' - CNET
The legendary tech journalist is retiring. He wrote his last column on Thursday.
Snapchat makes it easier to create prom, love and food filters - CNET
On-Demand geofilters let you easily customize filters for your business and special events. Snapchat added five new filter themes.
Apple reveals belief in reincarnation - CNET
Commentary: Are they strange at Apple? Depends on your perspective on the company's latest ad.
'Jetsons' movie set for launch with 'Sausage Party' director - CNET
George, Jane, Judy, Elroy, Astro and Rosie will rocket onto the silver screen.
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
Gabriela Ziegler

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
Nancy Burns, Ph.D., ITIL

Associate Professor of Computer Information Systems  

nburns@davenport.edu
Ron Draayer, MM, MSIS, CFE, MCP

Associate Professor of Computer Information Systems.

Ron.Draayer@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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