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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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It was in doubt for a moment, and some players are sitting out the shortened 2020 season entirely, but most of the boys of summer will start play in late July.
This digital location tech could help emergency crews find you in the wilderness - CNET
Exclusive: Several emergency services in the US and Canada are embracing the What3words service. One tap on a text message lets you tell them exactly where you are.
Coronavirus airborne transmission: What you need to know - CNET
Experts claim the coronavirus can linger in the air, but the WHO believes the science isn't yet settled.
TikTok plans to withdraw from Hong Kong within days - CNET
The video sharing app's planned withdrawal comes as other tech giant pause government requests for user data.
NASA Curiosity rover starts epic 'summer road trip' across Mars - CNET
Get in the rover, kids. We're going to the sulfate-bearing unit!
Strange pink snow in the Italian Alps might be a red flag - CNET
More "watermelon snow" in the Alps could be a sign of fast-melting ice.
Twitter suspends 16 accounts linked to Middle East propaganda campaign - CNET
Fake personas placed dozens of opinion pieces in conservative publications, an investigation by the Daily Beast reveals.
Samsung sees slight drop in Q2 sales and profit rise despite coronavirus' spread - CNET
The company benefited from a one-time gain in its display business, even as its phone and other operations likely faced lower demand.
Apple, Google, Amazon and Facebook CEOs to appear at antitrust hearing on July 27 - CNET
The House Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust will hear from the tech giants' leaders.
Hamilton on Disney Plus: First-timers debate whether it meets the hype - CNET
Review: The hit Broadway musical has been heaped with critical acclaim for years. So what's it like finally seeing it after so much buzz?
The best-sounding wireless earbuds: Sony, Sennheiser and more - CNET
Many people are looking for cheap true wireless headphones, but if you're looking for something with top-notch sound, this is the list for you.
Bird denies getting $10 million COVID-19 loan - CNET
The electric scooter company says it was "erroneously listed" in the government's data.
2021 Kia K5 priced from $24,455, just $100 more than current Optima - Roadshow
Kia's renamed midsize sedan goes on sale this month.
The best wired streaming device to save your home Wi-Fi bandwidth - CNET
Streaming Netflix, YouTube, Amazon, Disney Plus or Hulu can occupy your Wi-Fi. Try running an Ethernet connection instead.
MCU Black Widow movie to pass the torch to Florence Pugh, report says - CNET
The future of Black Widow will examine the character's comic book origins.
The best video doorbell camera for 2020 - CNET
Are you looking for a new doorbell? Start here.
Need a pulse oximeter? These models are still in stock, starting at $24 - CNET
Don't pay jacked-up prices to measure your heart rate and blood oxygen saturation.
Facebook, Twitter, Google pause review of Hong Kong requests for user data - CNET
Tech giants are assessing a new national security law China imposed on Hong Kong.
Best indoor home security cameras for 2020 - CNET
Find out which indoor cams are the best at keeping an eye on things.
Supreme Court strikes debt-collector exception for robocall ban - CNET
Thanks to a decision from the high court on Monday, consumers won't have to deal with annoying robocalls to their cellphones from debt collectors.
Comet Neowise could be a 'great' one. Here's how to catch it - CNET
It's already possible to see it with just binoculars or even the naked eye as it comes closer to Earth this month.
Best VR headset for 2020 - CNET
Oculus Quest, HTC Vive or PSVR? It all depends on who you are, and how much you want to spend.
Playing Animal Crossing: New Horizons could earn you $1,000 - CNET
Forget bells. We're talking cash.
The best shower head for 2020 - CNET
Make your morning routine better with the best shower head. We help you sort through the options to find the one that will make getting clean feel great.
Google discontinues the Pixel 3a - CNET
The lower-cost phone is not being restocked.
Faculty Members
Dr. Michael Carey at Davenport University.
Mike Carey, Ph.D. MBA. CM

Interim Dean
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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