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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.
Global Campus

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
Black Friday 2018 deals at Best Buy: TVs, Nintendo Switch, Apple HomePod and more - CNET
Best Buy could very well have the best buys of the Black Friday season. Here are the top deals from the tech specialist.
Black Friday 2018 Amazon deals: Sale starts now, more deals coming soon! - CNET
Here's the full list of the Echo, Fire, Kindle and other Amazon gear and their upcoming sale prices!
Facebook's flubs, Elon Musk's tweets, the scooter scourge: Meet the Tech Turkeys of 2018 - CNET
The tech industry has had so many screwups this year, it's hard to keep track. But we're gonna try.
Tech Turkeys 2018: The biggest screwups in tech this year - CNET
Tech's major players made even more big blunders, marking one of the industry's worst years ever.
Black Friday brings out hackers looking to rip you off - CNET
Researchers found hundreds of malicious apps pretending to offer discounts.
Schedule your Christmas lights with these outdoor smart plugs - CNET
Smart plugs make managing outdoor decorations and accessories a breeze with automation, voice control, energy monitoring and more.
Black Friday 2018 deals at Walmart: PlayStation, Xbox, iPad, Google and more - CNET
The massive discount retailer is arguably the king of Black Friday. Here are its best deals.
Get a Tile Pro four-pack and Echo Dot for $100 - CNET
It's the end of our 10 Days of Deals, and we leave you with Tile's best trackers and Amazon's latest smart speaker for a great price.
iPhone XS specs vs. XS Max, XR, X: What's new and different - CNET
See how Apple's new 2018 iPhones compare spec-by-spec with last year's iPhone X.
Ford's autonomous cars on the streets of Miami - Roadshow
Miami is one of the most colorful cities on the planet, but soon it's getting a little more automated.
iPhone XR photos, and how Portrait Mode works - CNET
A look at some of the photos I took with Apple's newest iPhone (and a test of Portrait Mode's limits).
The 41 best VR games - CNET
What's worth playing in virtual reality? Here are all our favorites.
Black Friday 2018 iPhone deals: $150 off iPhone XR and XS, $400 iPhone X gift card - CNET
See the best iPhone discounts from T-Mobile, Best Buy, Target and Walmart.
Black Friday 2018 Galaxy deals: $600 Note 9, $320 Galaxy S9, $300 gift card - CNET
There are some deep discounts on unlocked Galaxy phones and top models from AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon.
You can't buy these 14 Cool phones from a US carrier - CNET
The list goes on and on. Here's what you're missing.
T-Mobile Black Friday deal starts Nov. 16, includes free iPhones, LG and Samsung Galaxy phones - CNET
The catch? You'll have to open up a new line and trade in an eligible device.
Facebook's Zuckerberg pushes back at criticism over handling of scandals - CNET
CEO Mark Zuckerberg denies the company tried to hinder an investigation into Russian election meddling but acknowledges he didn't know everything happening inside Facebook.
Black Friday 2018 smartwatch and fitness tracker deals: $80 off Apple Watch, $70 off Galaxy Watch, $50 off Fitbit Versa - CNET
Fitbit, Apple Watch and Samsung -- we take a look at some of the best deals on these wearable devices ahead of Black Friday.
2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid to debut at LA auto show - Roadshow
It'll be the first time the Corolla has offered a hybrid powertrain in the US.
Julian Assange apparently charged under seal, prosecutors reveal - CNET
WikiLeaks founder's name inadvertently appears in filing in unrelated case.
Text message database reportedly leaked password resets - CNET
Unprotected server yields password resets and two-factor security codes, TechCrunch reports.
The 2020 Toyota Corolla wears a striking new face - Roadshow
The new Corolla sedan, now in its 12th generation, will go on sale in the US in spring 2019.
2020 Toyota Corolla sedan gets a bold new look in its 12th generation - Roadshow
Like the Corolla Hatch, the sedan moves to the TNGA modular platform.
Rivian releases weird electric R1T truck teaser video and we can't even - Roadshow
The video is less than a minute and three-quarters is just macro shots of a guy's face. But the truck looks kinda cool once you see it.
Google Doodle highlights mankind's first attempt to phone ET - CNET
The Arecibo message was sent into space 44 years ago, but delivery is still nearly 25,000 years off.
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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