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Networking courses

Thanks to new technologies, networks are becoming more intelligent, programmable and software-driven. Networking Academy courses support this evolution and expose learners to new concepts and hands-on experiences. Best of all, courses are tied to CCNA certifications—among the most in-demand in the industry, according to IDC. Get started by choosing a course today.

Networking at a glance

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A good fit for you if

you enjoy a mix of detailed planning, implementation and business-related matters.

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Sample job titles

Network Administrator, Network Designer, Network Engineer

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Projected job growth

An increase of 26% by 2020

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Who hires for this skill?

Any business managing large networks, Cisco and its partners.

"I found out I can still learn about networking, even after all these years and with a full time job too. The Networking Academy tools are great for beginners in network hardware maintenance and management who are motivated to learn all they can in their spare time."

Bruce Cudmore, Netacad Alum

Start learning today. 7 courses offered.

Instructor-led

CCNA: Introduction to Networks

The first course in a 3-course CCNA series designed to prepare you for entry-level networking job

Intermediate
Instructor-led

CCNA: Switching, Routing, and Wireless Essentials

The second course in a 3-course CCNA series designed to prepare you for networking technician job

Intermediate
Instructor-led, Online self-paced

Mobility Fundamentals

Six short modules teach you about mobile & wireless concepts, standards, & applications.

Intermediate
Instructor-led

Networking Essentials

Learn basic networking concepts and skills you can put to use right away.

Intermediate
Instructor-led

Workshop: Network Programmability

Create applications and automate tasks using a programmable device in this 8-hour workshop.

Intermediate
Instructor-led

CCNA: Enterprise Networking, Security, and Automation

The third course in a 3-course CCNA series prepares you for networking analyst & engineering

Advanced
Instructor-led

CCNP Enterprise: Core Networking

The first course in a 2-part series prepares you for professional-level networking roles.

Advanced

Cisco Networking Academy courses are designed to prepare you for Cisco Certification and other industry recognized certification exams. Cisco Certifications are highly valued by employers globally, as they demonstrate your exceptional skills, relevant to many industries, including health care, manufacturing, retail, financial, education, and more.

Remember, discounts are available for select certification exams. Eligible students will be automatically notified by email and on their NetAcad profile page.

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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 netacad.com. Click "learn more" on a course above to see which options are available.

Hear from a NetAcad graduate

Farha Fathima, IT Professional, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka

When Farha Fathima completed her CCNA coursework she became one of the first women in IT positions at Micro Solutions. To meet the IT skills gap in the Asia Pacific region, companies in countries like Sri Lanka are hiring women into traditionally male jobs.

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