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Strategic Management

Strategic Management (STRATMGT GRC)

12-18 Credits

STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT GRADUATE CERTIFICATE      • 12 CREDITS      • STRATMGT GRC

Graduate Certificates provide students with the opportunity to deepen their skills in a particular subject. They may be completed at any time while taking Master of Business Administration courses provided the prerequisites are met, or may be completed as a stand-alone certificate.

The credit for a single course cannot be applied to more than one degree or certificate; a course substitution must be approved by the Department Chair.

Prerequisite: MGMT653 Leading Organizations (3 cr) and BUSN688 Quantitative Business Analysis (3 cr) are required prerequisites that must be completed prior to taking the following courses in the Graduate Certificate in Strategic Management.

*Students who completed GPMT499 and/or MGMT399 at the undergraduate level are not eligible to complete GPMT699 and/or MGMT699 and may not use either undergraduate class as a substitute for GPMT699 or MGMT699.

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Business

Business (BUSN BBA)

120 Credits

BACHELOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION  • 120 CREDITS  • BUSN BBA

The BBA Business degree prepares students for roles of planning, developing and implementing processes that improve business performance. The degree focuses on deepening skills in the major areas that contribute to an organization’s value proposition through process efficiency and performance effectiveness. Graduates earn a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a major in Business. Optional Specialties that can be completed with this degree are: Global Project Management, Risk Management and Insurance or Supply Chain and Logistics. 

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Medical Assisting

Medical Assisting (MEDA AAS)

61 Credits

ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE  •  61 CREDITS  •  MEDA AAS

This program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Educational Programs at the Grand Rapids W.A. Lettinga Campus and the Lansing Campus (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Curriculum Review Board of the American Association of Medical Assistants Endowment (AAMAE). The program is designed to prepare competent entry-level medical assistants in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains. Graduates are prepared in the basics of patient care, basic laboratory practices and medical office procedures. In addition, the graduate will have developed their interpersonal communication skills and acquired a foundation in both psychology and diversity. The graduate is eligible to take the certification exam of the American Association of Medical Assistants (CMA) and/or the American Medical Technologist Exam (RMA).

+These MEDA courses must be completed at Davenport University in order to be eligible to sit for the certification exams.

#A grade of C or better is required for successful completion of both BIOL115 and BIOL116.

**Students who have current CPR/BLS and First Aid certifications or equivalent will receive credit for HLTH100.

To be prepared for success on the national certification exam and entry into the Medical Assisting profession, it is strongly recommended that students meet the most current catalog year requirements.

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Networking Technology

Networking Technology (NETWTECH AAS)

60-61 Credits

ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE  •  60-61 CREDITS MINIMUM  •  NETWTECH AAS

The Computer Networking Technology program is designed to provide students with the technical knowledge, skills, and strategies required to install, administer, and maintain computers and network systems. The courses in this program will cover topics directly related to the objectives of certification exams.

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Network Management and Security

Network Management and Security (NETMGTSEC BS)

120 Credits

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE  •  120 CREDITS MINIMUM  • NETW MSEC BS

The Network Management and Security program will prepare the graduate with the technical knowledge and skills that are required to design, install, administer, maintain, and secure network systems and computers. Students will learn to evaluate user needs, purchase and install hardware and software, design and administer networks, and implement security best practices. Hands-on coursework will provide more advanced networking and security skills in a variety of hardware and software environments. The courses in this program will cover topics directly related to the objectives of certification exams from Microsoft, Cisco, EC Council and CompTIA.

*Either NETW490 or TECH489 must be completed unless the experiential learning component is satisfied. An upper level technology substitution must be chosen if the experiential component is completed within a required course in the major.

**Consider adding the Mathematics Minor (MTHM) 23 credits with this degree program. One of the required math courses (MATH215) is required in the foundations, the other five courses could be taken as part of the Open Elective Credits.

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Nursing Pre-Licensure

Nursing Pre-Licensure (P-LIC RN BSN)

120-133 Credits

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN NURSING PRE-LICENSURE  •  120-133 CREDITS  •  P-LIC RN BSN

This program is designed for students who have chosen to pursue a career as a professional nurse. 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, communication, collaborating practices, applied research, self-directed learning, leadership and management skills, systems thinking, and professional development. This program prepares graduates for nursing practice across the continuum of care and in communities.

Program seats are limited and entry is competitive. Students are admitted to the program based on their cumulative GPA, TEAS scores, professional recommendations, and a personal essay. Students who meet admissions criteria will be provisionally admitted to the program pending completion of the Criminal Background Check (CBC) and Drug Screen (DS).

*All BIOL and CHEM prefixed courses taken as requirements in the Nursing programs require a C+ or better grade for successful completion.

*Upon acceptance of a nursing seat, the following courses within the Nursing Pre-Licensure BSN program are required to be completed at Davenport University (BIOL110/110L, BIOL221/221L, BIOL222/222L, BIOL211/211L, BIOL312, CHEM150/150L). Credits for required biology courses will not be transferred after nursing seat acceptance.

*Nursing Pre-Licensure BSN students may take online offerings with permission of the Nursing Department.

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree requirements must be met based on the catalog year of acceptance to the BSN Nursing Pre-Licensure program.

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Management

Management (MGMT BBA)

120 Credits

BACHELOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION  •  120 CREDITS  •  MGMT BBA

The BBA Management prepares students for roles in managing and leading to impact organizational behaviors, cultures, and structures that support business growth and change. The focus is on the integration of knowledge and skills in the areas of planning, leading, organizing, and controlling, to improve organizational performance and sustainability. Graduates earn a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a major in Management. Optional Specialties that can be completed with this degree are Global Project Management, Risk Management and Insurance or Supply Chain and Logistics. 

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Business Administration

Business Administration (BUS ADM ABA)

61 Credits

ASSOCIATE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION • 61 CREDITS • BUS ADM ABA

The hallmark of the Associate of Business Administration program is its flexibility. It is designed to enable students to customize a business degree by combining courses from as many as four business disciplines while also accommodating transfer credit from other institutions, from approved training programs and from professional licensure.

This degree program may not be used as part of a double major.

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