Cisco Networking

Career Certificate

A hands-on & rewarding career

Pass the CCNA exam

This career can be financially rewarding, always interesting and very relatable.

In the Cisco Networking certificate, you spend extensive hands-on time in the laboratory, preparing for the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) exam. Cloud-based labs allow you to work from home if you need. Hone your skills in:

  • network fundamentals
  • routing
  • switching
  • network design and troubleshooting
  • network security

What can you do with a Certificate in Cisco Networking?

The certificate in Cisco Networking prepares you to start work or continue your education in information technology, network administration or related fields, which prepares you for these careers.

Expand your skillset with stackable certificates

This certificate is stackable and counts toward your A.A.S. with specialty in network administration and cybersecurity.

Choose a certificate combination specific to your interests. With enhanced skills in a specific area, you enter the job market sooner and for those already working in the industry, you upgrade your skills. Your certificate choices include:


  • Stackable Credentials

    Earn and learn as you go with stackable credentials.
  • 100% Online

    Can be completed 100% online.
  • Career Certificate

    Earn a career certificate in 1 year or less to refine your skills into an in-demand career.
  • Program Length: 1.5 Years

    Full-time students can complete in 1.5 years.

Career Outlook

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Your CCN guides you through the admission process, helps you choose your academic program, enroll in classes and connect you with resources.

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Recommended Pathway

This pathway serves as a guide for students to complete the degree or certificate assuming full-time enrollment (registered in 12 or more credit hours per semester) with Semester 1 typically representing a Fall term. Students are strongly encouraged to meet with their College and Career Navigator (CCN) to identify coursework that will meet degree requirements based on individual academic goals. For a more inclusive list of course options, see the college catalog.

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  • Credit for prior learning available
  • Dual credit options available
  • Global citizenship
  • Online/Virtual options available
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    CIT 139 3
    • Course Code CIT 139
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    CIT 159 3
    • Course Code CIT 159
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    CIT 218 3
    • Course Code CIT 218
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights

Total Credit Hours


*Cost is estimated based on recommended pathway credit hours. This includes in-district tuition and other fees, such as books and materials before financial aid is applied, as well as grants, loans or scholarships. There are many opportunities for financial assistance at CLC. Learn more about Cost of Attendance.

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