Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)


The CCNP certificate provides training for the Professional-level or Enterprise-level CCNP (Cisco Certified Network Professional) that aims to further develop advanced networking skills in core routing and switching.

Scholarships available – and one might have your name on it

This certificate is designed to provide students with hands-on experience in enterprise-level networking that develops an advanced understanding of routing and switching technologies. 

A Quality Education

This is a stackable certificate aligned to the CCNP (Cisco Certified Network Professional) 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, Network Engineer, Network Architect, Network Technician, Security Analyst, and Network Analyst


12 Months

if Full Time

3 Semesters15 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.

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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.

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How Do I Get Into the Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) Program?

Build on your computer networking career with a Cisco Certified Network Professional Certificate (CCNP). 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 Professional 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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