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The Networking Specialist Certificate is designed for students who are interested in acquiring the skills and knowledge necessary to work in the fields of information technology (IT) and to pass the Cisco ® CCNA® certification exam.

Students receive hands-on, competency-based instruction geared towards entry-level employment in IT and networking. Students who graduate from the program have the skills required for IT and networking careers in various industries and for continued credentialing in Cisco Networking Systems. Students also pursue degrees in IT, engineering, math, and science upon completion or while enrolled in the certificate program.

The Cisco CCNA Exploration curriculum provides an integrated and comprehensive overview of networking topics, from fundamentals to advanced applications and services, as well as opportunities for soft-skills development.

CCNA Exploration is designed for students who have advanced problem solving and analytical skills, knowledge of binary math, and understand the concept of algorithms.


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