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Cisco Certified Network Associate Certificate of Specialization

These certificates offer specific training for either entry-level positions or to augment related programs such as Network Administration, Web Development, Business Office Technology or Graphic Design. The certificates are designed to demonstrate a relatively narrow expertise or skill area that may be used to attain a computer industry “niche” job.

Students who complete the requirements below qualify for a certificate in that area of emphasis. An official request must be filed with the Admissions and Records Office prior to the deadline as stated in the Academic Calendar.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be able to:

  • Plan, design, configure, test, and troubleshoot network topologies consisting of routers, switches, wireless routers, and PCs using: the Cisco IOS CLI; ip addressing; interior gateway protocols; HDLC, PPP and Frame-Relay WAN protocols; VLANs; NAT; DHCP; router and switch security techniques.

Certificate Requirements

CIS-201Cisco Academy - Introduction to Networking3
CIS-202Cisco Academy - Routing, Switching, and Wireless Essentials3
CIS-203Cisco Academy - Enterprise Networking, Security, and Automation3
CIS-209Cisco CyberOps3
Total Units12