Back to Home
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

 

A Davenport technology classroom with students.
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

A ribbon icon.
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

A sheet of paper and pencil icon.
Certifications

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

A suitcase icon.
Scholarships

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

A calendar icon.
Registered Student Organizations

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

A monitor icon.
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
Telltale Games officially shutting down, only a skeleton crew remains - CNET
Famous for an excellent video game adaptation of The Walking Dead, the studio is now a shambling zombie itself.
Dark Souls: Remastered on Nintendo Switch is playable for free this weekend - CNET
Praise the Sun, there's a free network test to try out this weekend.
Enter to win* swag from your favorite antihero! - CNET
One lucky follower will win some awesome Deadpool swag, including a copy of Deadpool autographed by TJ Miller and more! This giveaway ends Sept. 23, 2018.
You can now watch The Room for free on YouTube - CNET
Oh, hi Mark.
Toyota to finally support Android Auto, report says - Roadshow
Toyota is one of a handful of automakers that only supports Apple CarPlay for now.
Join our Apple Core Sweepstakes to win* a brand-new phone! - CNET
We joined forces with Speck to give away one iPhone XS Max and one iPhone XS, both unlocked and with three cases each. This sweepstakes ends Oct. 7, 2018.
Sexy Handmaid's Tale costume gets pulled because duh - CNET
A retailer pulls the costume after online backlash.
Google experiments are turning Daydream into a big-boy VR headset - CNET
Every Android app could potentially come to VR, plus reach-out-and-touch controls and see-through superpowers.
Trump OKs 'offensive cyber operations' as deterrent against US rivals - CNET
There'll be consequences if foreign adversaries launch cyberattacks against the US, the White House says.
Red Hydrogen One looks badass in titanium, just like a Terminator should - CNET
Hopefully it wasn't sent from the future to find Sarah Connor.
Maniac on Netflix: Jonah Hill and Emma Stone get weird, and it works - CNET
Review: Stone and Hill question what's real in this madly stylish, crazy fun sort-of sci-fi.
Report: Google suppressed an explosive memo about its Chinese search engine - CNET
Google's prototype may have been designed to track citizens.
Twitter may have sent your private DMs to the wrong people -- but probably not - CNET
The bug ran for more than a year, but it's been fixed.
PayPal bans Alex Jones' Infowars for promoting 'hate and intolerance' - CNET
Infowars won't be able to do business through PayPal anymore.
Boston Dynamics door-opening robot has some creepy competition - CNET
Watch out Spot Mini. There's another door-opening robot in town, Anymal.
Facebook's IGTV reportedly recommends heinous videos to kids - CNET
Instagram responds by saying it has "zero tolerance for ... explicit images or images of child abuse."
Zapped: Infiniti drops Q50 Hybrid for 2019 - Roadshow
While it promises a bunch of electrified models in the future, it won't have any at all for a little while.
Tiny rovers see their shadow on the asteroid they're about to land on - CNET
Japan's Hayabusa-2 spacecraft throws two little robots down toward the surface of Ryugu for a better look.
New iPad Pro 2018: All the rumors on specs, price, possible October debut - CNET
It ghosted the big Sept. 12 iPhone event, but the next iPad Pro could come as soon as next month.
Razer's tiny new headset means no more Princess Leia buns for game streamers - CNET
The Razer Ifrit combines combines earbuds with a condenser mic.
Joaquin Phoenix in his Joker makeup is plenty creepy - CNET
Joker director Todd Phillips teases Joaquin Phoenix's supervillian look.
2019 Ram 1500 Rebel 12 takes big-screen tech off the beaten path - Roadshow
Ram's customers are apparently quite enamored with its massive infotainment setup.
3D-printed gun maker Cody Wilson arrested in Taiwan on sexual assault charge - CNET
The proponent of 3D-printed guns allegedly paid $500 for sex with a 16-year-old girl, according to Texas police.
T-Mobile wants to replace your home internet with 5G - CNET
The wireless carrier thinks it has what it takes to be the fourth-largest internet provider.
Android turns 10: Google's fierce iPhone rival had a stumbling start - CNET
My, has Google's mobile operating system come a long way since Larry Page and Sergey Brin introduced the first Android phone, the T-Mobile G1.
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
Group: 
This is a closed group. Only a group administrator can add you.