Davenport University is one of the few private universities focused exclusively on business and technology and the integration of both into health care professions. We regularly assess the relevance of our majors in a rapidly changing global marketplace, where the need continually emerges for new skills and talents. By offering majors and programs that are relevant in today’s job market, we help students focus on graduation and on starting in their careers. Quality, career-oriented academic programs are offered through our main campus in Grand Rapids and other campuses throughout Michigan.
The Student Life Office provides students with involvement and leadership opportunities outside of the classroom. This includes participation in Registered Student Organizations, intramural sports and recreation, student activities and volunteer opportunities. The staff in the Student Life Office encourages all students to GET INVOLVED in the Davenport University community. Learn more on the Student Life website .
Registered Student Organizations
Davenport University offers a wide range of Registered Student Organizations , including academic and professional, social, recreational, community service, cultural and honorary.
Intramural sports programs promote a healthy lifestyle in a fun and interactive environment. Panther Recreation offers intramural sports and activities every semester, such as volleyball, flag football and the annual Homecoming Chili Cook Off.
Student Activities With the help of the Student Activities Committee , Davenport offers a variety of social, educational and entertainment events including comedians, musicians and speakers. They also plan traditional events like Pantherpalooza, Spring Fling, Homecoming and Siblings Weekend.
Volunteer Center The Volunteer Center strives to provide students with opportunities to serve their community, to expand and enrich their social and educational experiences, and challenge them to be committed to a life of community service.
Business Professionals of America (BPA)
The Business Professionals of America organization is dedicated to preparing a world-class workforce by advancing students' leadership, citizenship, academic and technical skills. Davenport's BPA club competes regularly at state and national competitions every year. More information (coming soon).
Delta Epsilon Chi (DEX) The college division of DECA, DEX enhances the student's college experience by providing recognition and leadership activities directly related to classroom study. Davenport's DEX organization completes regularly at state and national competitions. More information (coming soon).
Study Abroad What better way to learn about other nations and broaden your perspective than to study abroad? Davenport offers a number of programs annually, from faculty-led study groups to AIFS exchange programs and more.
Dedicated in October of 2008, the new Student Center on Davenport’s W.A. Lettinga campus aims to provide space for social, recreational, and athletic activities. The LEED certified building is 87,000 square feet and includes meeting rooms, a dining area, fitness center, a running track and more. In addition to becoming the hub of student life and activity, the building also houses the Student Life department which plans and hosts social and recreational activities all around campus.
The 1,500-seat field house within the Student Center provides the first home court for the Davenport University Panthers men’s and women’s basketball and women’s volleyball teams. The seat capacity also provides the first opportunity for large gatherings for special student and community events.
Located on the lower level of the student center on the main campus, the Davenport University Fitness Center is supervised by fitness professionals and coaching staff, and outfitted with state-of-the-art cardio and strength-training equipment. Locker rooms with showers and towel service are also available.
While exercising, you can watch satellite television on one of our many flat screen TVs, and listen with pocket radios provided at the front desk (please bring your own headphones).
Master of Business Administration - 36 credits
The Davenport Executive MBA Program is designed for experienced,
mid-to-upper level business professionals who want to engage in a
comprehensive graduate business program. The EMBA curriculum focuses on
Health Information Management
- Bachelor of Science - 121 creditsThe
Davenport University Health Information Management Bachelor of Science
program prepares individuals to assume an emerging key role in
supporting the electronic and technological infrastructure...
Information and Computer Security
- Associate of Applied Science - 60 credits
The Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree in Information Security
allows students to specialize in either Information and Computer
Security or Network Security, and provides...
Computer Information Systems
- Associate in Applied Science - 60 credits The Computer Information Systems Associate in Applied Science
curriculum is designed to introduce students to programming in
microcomputer and minicomputer environments. Students...
Master of Business Administration - 39 creditsRecognizing accounting as a dynamic profession, the MBA in Accounting
offers advanced studies in financial accounting, auditing, and
taxation. As the business environment changes, accounting professionals
MBA in Health Care Management focuses on strategic, financial, and
ethical decision-making skills in an evolving health care environment.
The program is designed to advance students’ practical expertise in
managing diverse health care processes necessary...
Medical Case Management
- Bachelor of Science - 120 credits Potential Potential employment for medical case
managers may include working with insurance providers, third party
administrators, integrated health care systems, physicians’ practices,
Bachelor of Science in Nursing - (Completion Program)
Bachelor of Science - 120 - 124 credits
This program is designed for currently licensed registered nurses
who are seeking a bachelor’s degree in nursing. This program is
approved by the National League...
The purpose of the bachelor’s degree nursing program at Davenport University is to prepare the graduate with the skill and knowledge necessary to function in the role of the professional nurse through the use of critical thinking, advanced assessment skills,...
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