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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
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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
2020 BMW X5 M, X6 M debut: Latest Bavarian barnstormers kick it up a notch - Roadshow
If the standard M models aren't enough, park your behind in an M Competition variant instead.
2020 BMW X5 M brings big power, presence to LA Auto Show - Roadshow
The 600-horsepower X5 M is a whole lot of SUV for the well-to-do.
Microsoft scores license to export software to Huawei - CNET
It'll be able to export software to the Chinese tech giant.
Google workers to hold rally in support of employees placed on leave - CNET
Activists at Google say two employees are facing retaliation for worker organizing.
2020 Kia Niro gets styling, tech updates - Roadshow
Both the standard Niro hybrid and plug-in version benefit from these upgrades.
Small updates keep the 2020 Kia Niro on our radar - Roadshow
Kia's dedicated hybrid crossover only gets subtle changes to its design and tech. Then again, it was pretty good to begin with.
Sacha Baron Cohen slams Zuckerberg and calls for a 'rethink' of social media - CNET
Cohen says Facebook, YouTube, Google and Twitter "amount to the greatest propaganda machine in history."
With GM plant in hand, Lordstown Motors opens preorders for electric pickup - Roadshow
The Endurance will be ready to launch in late 2020, the company says.
Best Buy Black Friday 2019: The best deals on Beats headphones, iPads and more - CNET
This is a good one: a $170 discount on Beats Solo3 headphones.
When will episode 3 of The Mandalorian be released on Disney Plus? - CNET
The Mandalorian isn't quite on a weekly schedule. Jump in to find out when you can watch the next episode...
Google's Android bug bounty program will now pay out $1.5 million - CNET
Hacking the Pixel's Titan M chip and finding exploits in the developer preview versions of Android will earn you the big bucks.
Best Black Friday deals under $250 - CNET
Bargains on headphones, game consoles and more from Walmart, Target, Best Buy, Amazon and Kohl's available now through Black Friday 2019.
2019 LA Auto Show: Roadshow's favorite debuts - Roadshow
Here's what wowed us most in Los Angeles.
Xbox Black Friday deals 2019: These are the best bundles and game discounts - CNET
Black Friday deals on Xbox One are heating up. For consoles, controllers and games (including Red Dead Redemption 2 for $10 off) check out the deals below.
Fortnite Chapter 2 season 1 gets extension, season 2 likely starting in February - CNET
Don't expect a season-ending event anytime soon.
Early Black Friday deal: Last year's biggest Xbox game is on sale for $30 - CNET
Save $10 on Red Dead Redemption 2, or get Red Dead Redemption: Game of the Year Edition for just $9.
2020 Mazda CX-30 arrives in US with $22,945 starting price - Roadshow
The US-spec Mazda CX-30 makes its debut at the 2019 Los Angeles Auto Show.
Disney Plus Star Wars series The Mandalorian has Baby Yoda merch coming - CNET
It'll arrive in time for your holiday shopping, a report says.
13 Black Friday deals on headphones we're excited about in 2019: AirPods under $130 - CNET
Looking for a deal on a headphone this holiday season? Here are some sweet bargains available now and coming soon.
2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime plugs in for efficiency - Roadshow
It's the second-quickest model from 0-60 mph in the Toyota lineup only behind the Supra.
2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime serves performance with efficiency - Roadshow
This crossover will do more than motor about in a frugal way.
Apple nixes customer reviews in online store - CNET
The company removes the Ratings and Reviews section from product listings.
How Bridgestone is making tires even greener - Roadshow
"Recovered carbon black" is the key, and Bridgestone says it's the first company to bring this recycled material to market.
NASA refuses to give up on its struggling Mars mole - CNET
After getting kicked out of the ground, the InSight lander mole is back to burrowing.
Porsche Taycan 4S revealed with two power levels and a cheaper starting price - Roadshow
At $103,800, the new 4S becomes the least-expensive Taycan, bringing pricing of Porsche's first EV much closer to the Tesla Model S Performance.
Faculty Members
Dr. Michael Carey at Davenport University.
Mike Carey, Ph.D. MBA. CM

Interim Dean

Michael.Carey@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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