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Programming courses

Endless possibilities await for conceptualizing and creating software after you acquire the right programming skills. Each programming course prepares you for an industry recognized certification.

Programming at a glance

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What you’ll do

Design code that connects wireless devices; configure networks remotely; or prevent a cybersecurity attack. Possibilities are endless.

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Sample job titles

Programmer, Technical Support, System Administrator, Application Developer, IoT Device Manager and more

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Projected job growth

Jobs that involve programming are growing 12% faster overall than other jobs.

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Who hires for this skill?

Any government or business that depends on technology to deliver its goods and services.

"In my country, I've seen many degree holders without a job - but I've never seen a Cisco Academy graduate without a job."

Isaac, NetAcad Alum


CLA: Programming Essentials in C

The course for beginners looking to learn C programming.


CPA: Essentials in Programming C++

Start here to learn C++. This is the first course in 2-course series.


PCAP: Programming Essentials In Python

Start here to learn Python, the language for IoT.


Workshop: REST APIs using Webex Teams

Experiment with REST API technology using Webex Teams collaboration platform.


CPP : Advanced Programming in C++

The second course in 2-course series as you learn C++.


Cisco Networking Academy courses are designed to prepare you for Cisco Certification and other industry recognized certification exams. Cisco Certifications are recognized by employers globally, and the skills span across multiple industries: medical, legal, food and beverage and more.

Where do I take these courses?

Networking Academy courses can be taken in person at over 10,400 learning institutions around the world. Some of our courses can be taken online, right here through Click "learn more" on a course above to see which options are available.

Hear from a NetAcad graduate

Veronika Klauzova, Instructor, Technical University of Košice, Slovakia

Inspired to understand the technology behind multiplayer games, Veronika Klauzova turned a passion for technology into a career. Teaching Cisco CCNA courses at the Technical University of Košice in the Slovak Republic led to a job as a Customer Support Engineer at Cisco.

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