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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.

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.

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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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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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
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Cuphead is coming to Nintendo Switch in April - CNET
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Curious koala in Australia sneaks inside a parked car to cool off - CNET
An Australian winemaker discovers a koala relaxing in his backseat.
Our favorite Google Doodles through the years - CNET
Starting with an "out of office" nod to Burning Man, the Google Doodle has turned into a regular tribute. Here's a look at some of the most memorable.
Scientists create liquid metal that stretches like Terminator - CNET
Come with me if you want to stretch.
This is your perfect seating position, according to Jaguar Land Rover - Roadshow
How you sit when you drive is about more than being comfortable.
AT&T and Comcast say they've hit new milestone in fight against robocalls - CNET
The companies say their upcoming authentication system is the industry's first to verify calls between separate providers.
Epic, Humble Store partner for game sales, including exclusives - CNET
At its GDC 2019 keynote, Epic announced you'll be able to buy game keys from the charity-focused Humble Store.
Bill & Ted 3 is coming, and strange things are afoot at the Circle K - CNET
Whoa, dudes! The now-grown slackers will return in the summer of 2020.
WWE Wrestlemania 35: Start time, how to watch, date, match card, WWE Network and more - CNET
WWE Wrestlemania 35 is on April 7! Here's every confirmed match and participant.
Apex Legends Season 1: Battle Pass, Octane, skins and loot, explained - CNET
Respawn's white-hot battle royale game now has rewards to shoot for, including unlockable skins, in-game currency and more.
Galaxy Fold vs. Mate X: Battle of the foldable phones - CNET
With the Galaxy Fold a month away and the Mate X arriving this summer, the foldable phone war is about to begin.
Fortnite seems unstoppable with nearly 250 million registered players - CNET
Despite increasing competition from games like Apex Legends, Fortnite's popularity shows little sign of letting up.
Epic's Tim Sweeney isn't worried about game store criticism - CNET
The head of Fortnite developer Epic has drawn criticism for his new game store, which competes with Valve's Steam. He sees it as necessary.
Oculus Rift S and Quest: Hands-on with $399 VR headsets coming this spring - CNET
Facebook's VR strategy has a split identity.
This MIT robot is better at picking up mugs than you - CNET
Researchers say the robot can interact with objects its never seen before in a meaningful way.
Opera for Android adds free unlimited VPN services - CNET
Opera says its new VPN is easier to use and safer.
The sun sets faster today as the 'super worm equinox moon' rises - CNET
Scientists call it a "perigee syzygy," writers like to call it a "supermoon," but the rest of us just call it an awesome sight.
Are you buying Apple's new AirPods with wireless charging case? (The 3:59, Ep. 537) - CNET
Also, we talk about Google's Stadia gaming service, more facial recognition and border tech.
Galaxy Fold video on YouTube shows a pronounced screen crease - CNET
If legit, this YouTube video of the Galaxy Fold is our first true glimpse of Samsung's foldable phone.
FDA made a creepy Xbox game to warn teens about the dangers of smoking - CNET
The game aims to scare you into healthy habits. It's also available on PC.
Lotus will show a new sports car in 2020, with much more to come - Roadshow
Electrification will be a big part of the brand's strategy moving forward.
Google Stadia puts Xbox One, PlayStation 4 on notice - CNET
When you think video games, soon it'll be Microsoft's Xbox, Sony's PlayStation, Nintendo's Switch and... Google?
Apple's streaming TV service: Expected release date, price, shows and movies - CNET
Apple has more than $1 billion in TV programming -- but where will it go? With hardware news like updated AirPods already revealed, Apple's March 25 event should home in on streaming TV.
The secret to better cheese might be hip-hop, scientists say - CNET
Swiss researchers played A Tribe called Quest, Mozart and Led Zeppelin for some wheels of cheese to see if they aged differently.
Faculty Members
Dr. Pamela Imperato at Davenport University.
Pamela Imperato, Ph.D

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

Department Chair for Networking, Cyber Defense and MSIA.
Dr. Gabriela Ziegler, Davenport University College of Technology
Gabriela Ziegler, DM-IST

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

Associate Professor of Networking
Denny Bobeldyk, CCIE

Associate Professor of Information Assurance
Brian Kowalczk at Davenport University
Brian Kowalczk, Ph.D.

Associate Dean, College of Technology
Samer Hanoudi at Davenport University
Samer Hanoudi

Professor in Computer Science
Linda LeSage, MBA, PMP, ITIL

Professor in Computer Information Systems.
DuAnne Masselink, MBA, PMP

Teaching Learning Coordinator.
Tony McCutchen

Professor in Networking.
Mark McKinnon, CCE, GCFA

Associate Professor in Information Assurance
Ola Marie Taylor, MBA

Teaching Learning Coordinator.
Jim Veneziano

Associate Department Chair in Computer Information Systems.
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