Courses & Certifications

Our courses are designed to help students prepare for entry-level career opportunities, continuing education, and globally recognized certifications. Each course is supported by classroom instruction, online assessments, hands-on labs, and interactive learning tools to help students succeed.

Curriculum Description Certification

IT Essentials 

IT Essentials covers the fundamentals of computer hardware and software and advanced concepts such as security, networking, and the responsibilities of an IT professional. CompTIA A+
CCNA Routing and Switching CCNA Routing and Switching provides a comprehensive overview of networking concepts and skills, from network applications to the protocols and services provided to those applications by the lower layers of the network, with an emphasis on practical application, work-force readiness, and soft-skills development.


Cisco CCNA

CCNA Security CCNA Security introduces the core security concepts and skills needed to install, troubleshoot, and monitor a network to maintain the integrity, confidentiality, and availability of data and devices. Cisco CCNA Security
CCNP CCNP teaches the advanced skills needed to install, configure, monitor, and troubleshoot enterprise-sized networks and manage wireless, security, and voice applications. Cisco CCNP
Health Information Networking Health Information Networking helps students prepare for networking careers in the healthcare industry.  N/A

Related Resources

Cisco Packet Tracer – This interactive software tool provides network simulation and visualization capabilities and supports collaboration and assessment to help students expand their knowledge of networking concepts.

Industry Certifications

Industry certifications are highly respected by employers around the world and help validate the skills needed to launch successful careers in networking and ICT.  

To learn about certification exam discounts for qualified students and alumni, log into Cisco NetSpace, then select Cisco Certifications and Vouchers from the Program menu. 

Networking Academy courses are designed to help students prepare for the following certifications and career paths:

Certification Description Careers

CompTIA A+

The CompTIA A+ certification for computer support technicians demonstrates competence in areas such as installation, preventative maintenance, networking, security, and troubleshooting.

IT technician

IT administrator

Field service technician

CCENT The Cisco CCENT certification for entry network technicians validates the ability to install, operate, and troubleshoot a small enterprise branch network and perform basic network security tasks.

Help desk technician

Network support technician

CCNA Routing and Switching The Cisco CCNA Routing and Switching certification validates the ability to install, configure, operate, and troubleshoot medium-sized routed and switched networks, and implement and verify connections to remote sites in a wide-area network (WAN).

Network administrator

Network installer

Network engineer

CCNA Security The Cisco CCNA Security certification for network security professionals validates the knowledge needed to install, troubleshoot, and monitor Cisco network security devices; develop a security infrastructure; recognize network vulnerabilities; and mitigate security threats. Network security specialist
CCNP The Cisco CCNP certification for network professionals validates the knowledge and skills needed to install, configure, and troubleshoot converged local and wide area networks, and manage routers, switches and edge applications that integrate voice, wireless, and security into the network.

Level II network engineer

Network technician

To learn more about Cisco certifications, visit the Cisco Learning Network.