Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)


This certificate is aligned to the Cisco Certified Network Association (CCNA) certification, which is the foundation that networking careers are built upon. The CCNA certificate provides students with the knowledge and expertise to install and maintain network infrastructure devices.

Scholarships available – and one might have your name on it

The program provides students with hands-on networking experience in associate-level technologies that focus on core routing and switching. Students learn in labs, using enterprise-level equipment.

A Quality Education

Career-focused and certification-aligned program that includes a discount that can be applied toward the cost of the CCNA certification.

Get Involved

Students have the opportunity to showcase their knowledge through hands-on events like SkillsUSA and Cisco All-Academy Day.

Career Opportunities

Network Administrator, LAN Technician, Network Technician, Help Desk Technician, Bench Technician, and Technical Support Engineer


12 Months

if Full Time

2 Semesters16 Total Credit Hours

What if I attend part-time?

Our Student Success Advisors help with an academic plan that works for you.



+ supplies & fees

Based on 2024-25

What financial assistance can I receive?

Find the plan right for you by connecting with our Financial Aid office.


15 Students

average per class

Small class sizes mean more individual attention and a higher rate of success.

View the College Catalog to see a complete list of classes for this program.

Meet Our Students and Alumni

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One of the greatest rewards for us is that our former students are now in positions to hire our current students.

Kim Hawthorne, CCNA, CCAI, Professor, Business, Legal & Information Systems
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How Do I Get Into the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Program?

Start your computer networking career and become a Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA). Talk to an Admissions representative to learn how to get started.

  1. Complete our quick admissions application. It’s free and easy!
  2. Apply for financial aid (FAFSA).
  3. Apply for ICC Scholarships. Just 1 application for over 700 scholarships.
  4. Coding, math, and science classes are beneficial for a career in computer networking.
  5. Participation on robotics teams or in STEM clubs is encouraged.

What Can I Expect As a Cisco Certified Network Associate Student?

Additional Opportunities

IT Workforce Accelerator

Tuition and books are paid by a grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration. You may also qualify for additional support services.

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