Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)

Find out more about the Cisco aligned courses offered at Illinois Central College.

The Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) Certificate is designed to provide students with hands-on networking experience in enterprise-level networking that develops an advanced understanding of routing and switching technologies. Instruction includes, but is not limited to advanced knowledge of routing protocols, LAN protocols, WAN protocols, and further hands-on experience with enterprise-level network devices and their configurations. The certificate is career-focused and certification aligned aimed at helping students prepare for professional-level networking opportunities.

Degree

Certificate (Certificate Program)
Total Credit Hours: 15

Program Requirements

Select a course number below to see a course description.

Required Program Courses

Course Name Credit Hours
CMCIS 156
or
CCNA VOICE *
or
3
CMCIS 157
or
CCNA WIRELESS *
or
3
CMCIS 158 CCNA SECURITY * 3
CMCIS 274 CCNP TROUBLESHOOTING  4
CMCIS 273 CCNP SWITCH  4
CMCIS 271 CCNP ROUTE  4

* See advisor for recommendations

Recommended Course Sequence

Semester Courses
Fall Semester 1CMCIS 271
Spring Semester 1CMCIS 273; CMCIS 274; CMCIS 158 (only if CMCIS 156 or CMCIS 157 not completed)
Summer Semester CMCIS 156 or CMCIS 157 (only if CMCIS 158 was not previously completed)

Program Contact Information

Business, Hospitality, and Information Systems Department
Technology Center
Room 205
(309)694-5558

Illinois Career Cluster

Information Technology

Career Pathway:
Network Systems

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