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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
Google fined $57 million under European privacy law - CNET
Fine is biggest imposed under the General Data Protection Regulation.
Russia opens civil case against Facebook, Twitter over data laws - CNET
A watchdog wants them to outline plans for storing Russians' personal data in the country.
WhatsApp limits message forwarding to fight fake news - CNET
Global limit imposed after violence in India was blamed on misinformation that spread across the social network.
Bye bye, bots! Hotel fires half its robot staff - CNET
Henn na Hotel in Japan laid off droids that annoyed customers by failing to perform simple tasks.
Google Doodle salutes Martin Luther King Jr. on MLK Day - CNET
The Doodle shows the civil rights icon preparing for an event.
This 55-inch 4K Roku TV is just $300 - CNET
Watch the Super Bowl in style and save $200 on this full-featured Hisense model.
What the Galaxy S10 really needs to stay ahead of top rival Huawei - CNET
Samsung's next flagship can take a tip from the iPhone XS and Pixel 3, too.
Spotify will reportedly let you block artists soon - CNET
The feature is being tested on iOS, Thurrott reported.
The $110,000 Lincoln Continental Coach Door Edition is sold out -- for now - Roadshow
Lincoln will do another round of Coach Door Continentals next year.
Slack's new logo is weird - CNET
Commentary: When you go from a "#" to a colorful splat, it's just strange.
Star Wars Resistance episode 13: Kaz gets caught up in Dangerous Business - CNET
The spy gets a little closer to figuring out what the First Order is up to.
Tom Brady sends Twitter 🐐wild, puts the Patriots into the Super Bowl - CNET
He's done it again.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez drops in on Twitch stream, says Nintendo 64 is the best console - CNET
Aaron Sorkin told democrats like AOC to stop acting like "young people", so she went on a Donkey Kong livestream and talked about Pokemon Snap and why the N64 is the best console.
GoFundMe launches its own campaign for government shutdown relief - CNET
And in a day, it's already two-thirds of the way to its fundraising goal of $75,000.
Facebook is adding petitions to your news feed - CNET
"Community Actions" will start rolling out to users in the US on Monday.
Shazam superhero movie with Zachary Levi: Release date, trailers, cast - CNET
Here's our ongoing guide to the upcoming DC Comics film starring Zachary Levi.
The best stuff you can get for under $30 - CNET
Have some spare gift cards? Just looking to treat yourself? Here are some great ideas that won't break the bank.
Every upcoming Marvel movie and TV show - CNET
If it's confirmed or rumored, it's on this list.
Chevy's 1:1 Lego Silverado is more brickup than pickup - Roadshow
It's also some 1,000 pounds lighter than the real thing.
VW may extend diesel-scrapping incentives to all of Germany - Roadshow
Some incentives are currently limited to Germany's most polluted cities.
Been sleeping on smart lights? Time to wake up - CNET
Commentary: Smart bulbs, smart switches and other smart lights have never been better or more affordable -- and new options are coming this year from Ring, GE, Philips Hue and more. So what's stopping you from buying in?
Honor View 20's 48-megapixel camera phone gets global pricing, availability on Jan. 22 - CNET
That's when the global launch takes place in Paris.
2020 Toyota Supra vs. BMW Z4, Chevrolet Corvette, Ford Mustang and Nissan 370Z - Roadshow
How does Toyota's resurrected icon compare with other sports car legends?
SNL pits Trump against Congress on Deal or No Deal: Shutdown Edition - CNET
Maybe the president's game show past will let him end the shutdown this way.
Boo, the 'world's cutest dog,' has died, and family is 'heartbroken' - CNET
The fluffy social-media celeb was the star of a calendar and a book and appeared on national talk shows.
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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