Program specifics about earning a Cisco Networking Certificate at Northland.
This program prepares students to take the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification and also the CompTIA Network+ certification. The coursework includes Cisco semesters 1 – 4. Skill development covers LAN/WAN networking technology and concepts, networking math, networking media, router configuration, switching, VLANS, routing protocols and WAN links and services. Prior experience with computer hardware, binary math, and basic electronics is desired but not required. Background in cabling is beneficial. Upon completion of this certificate, the student will be able to take the Cisco CCNA and CompTIA Network+ certification exams offered through a VUE or Prometric testing center.