Cisco Networking Academy is an excellent background for fields such as electrical engineering, electronics technology, computer science and information technology. In addition, this program provides a head start for those interested in joining the Armed Forces in specialized areas related to technology.
Program length: 2 years
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You will be able to:
- Concepts required to implement networks
- A thorough understanding of the OSI model, LANS, WANs, computer hardware, cabling, routers, switches
- Router configuration, TCP/IP, IP addressing, routing protocols
- LAN switching therory, VLANs, advanced LAN and LAN switched design, WAN technology PPP, Fram Relay, ISDN, network troubleshooting, threaded case studies
Students should possess good reading skills and a desire to understand computer technology.
You will be able to start your career as a(n):
- LAN/WAN designer and installation
- Network administration
- Network maintenance and troubleshooting
CACC students are employed by:
- Best Buy
- State of Illinois
- Horace Mann
- State Farm
Tech prep courses and credits available:
Most Cisco Networking Academy students continue their education after high school. In most cases, students can receive advanced standing in college for courses in the Cisco Networking Academy.