Cisco Certified Network Associate Certificate

This 21-credit-hour certificate program prepares you for entry-level career opportunities, continuing education and the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification exam. The CCNA is recognized in the industry as a technical professional who works with traditional CISCO-based networks, managing routers and switches. Your exam costs are not included in your tuition and fees.

This academic program prepares you for the following careers. All job data is provided by the U.S. Department of Labor.

Computer Network Support Specialists

Salary Data

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area Average

Florida Average

Projected employment for Florida

2016 Employment

10,310

2026

12,230

Percent Change

19

Projected Job Openings

1000

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN IN THE CISCO CERTIFIED NETWORK ASSOCIATE CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

  • The fundamentals of networked environments and data communications
  • Network security and device hardening to mitigate security threats
  • LAN switching and wireless design
  • WAN technology and protocols

Cisco Certified Network Associate Certificate with Financial Aid Eligibility

CCNA-CT

Effective Beginning Catalog Term: Fall 2017 (535)

The requirements shown below are valid beginning Fall 2017 (535), and may not reflect degree requirements for current students. Current students should visit My SPC and view My Learning Plan to see specific degree requirements for their effective term.



Program Leadership Information

Michael Gordon
Professor
727-341-3011
gordon.michael@spcollege.edu


Program Summary

This certificate program is designed to produce a Cisco Certified Network Associate, CCNA. The CCNA is recognized in the industry as a technical professional working with traditional Cisco-based networks that predominantly include LAN and WAN routers and LAN switches.

Students who complete this Cisco training will have the expertise needed to pass the test, required by Cisco Systems, to achieve CCNA status.

Upon completion of the Cisco Certified Network Associate program, the student is awarded a college certificate. These courses will apply toward the AS degree in Computer Networking.

The Academic Pathway is a tool for students that lists the following items:
o the recommended order in which to take the program courses
o suggested course when more than one option exists
o which semester each course is typically offered
o if the course has a prerequisite
o courses that may lead to a certificate (if offered in the program)

If you are starting the program this term, click here to access the recommended Academic Pathway.

If you have already started the program, click here for the archived Academic Pathways.

Please verify the Academic Pathway lists your correct starting semester.

Florida CIP Code

0511100114: Network Infrastructure

Federal CIP Code

11.1001: Network and System Administration/Administrator.

Job Related Opportunities

  • Field Engineering Technician
  • Help Desk Technician
  • Network Administrator I
  • Network Engineer I
  • Network Manager
  • Network Support Specialist I
  • Network Systems Analyst I
  • Network Technician
  • Pre-Sales Technical Support
  • Router Engineer/Technician I
  • Technical Support Specialist
  • WAN Administrator

MAJOR CORE COURSES
Complete 21 credits - Grade of "C" or better required.

CET 1600 Introduction to Networks 3
CET 1610 Routing and Switching Essentials 3
CET 2615 Scaling Networks 3
CET 2620 Connecting Networks 3
CET 2670 Implementing CISCO IP Routing (ROUTE) 3
CET 2856 Implementing CISCO IP Switched Networks (SWITCH) 3
CET 2685 Implementing CISCO Network Security (CCNAS) 3
Total Credits 21

Industry Certification

SPC's Cisco Certified Network Associate Certificate prepares you for the following industry certifications:

  • Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT)
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate Security (CCNA Security)

Your exam costs are not included in your tuition and fees.

COMPLETE YOUR EDUCATION at spc

Our Cisco Certified Network Associate Certificate transfers to the Network Engineering subplan of SPC's Associate in Science degree in Computer Networking. The A.S. degree transfers to SPC's Technology Development and Management B.A.S. Degree.

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