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College of Computer & Information Technology

Certificate without Financial Aid Eligibility

Cisco Certified Network Associate

CCNA-CT

Effective Beginning Catalog Term: Fall 2014 (490)

The requirements shown below are valid beginning Fall 2014 (490), 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

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.

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 18 credits - Grade of "C" or better required.

Introduction to Networks
3
Routing Protocols & Concepts
3
Scaling Networks
3
Connecting Networks
3
Implementing CISCO IP Routing (ROUTE)
3
Implementing CISCO IP Switched Networks (SWITCH)
3
18
Total Credits