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IT Networking (CISCO Academy)

The IT Networking Cisco Academy is an excellent launching point for students pursuing a wide range of career pathways. Students learn how to connect networking equipment such as switches and routers with the appropriate cabling. They will build, configure, and secure networks using simulation software and hands-on labs. At the culmination of the 2-year program, students have the opportunity to earn proficiency credits through Anne Arundel Community College and attain certifications as a Cisco Certified Technician (CCT) and Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA).


Certifications and Proficiency Credits

Industry certifications:

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)

  • Cisco Certified Technician (CCT)


Eligible College Proficiency Credits:


Anne Arundel Community College

  • CTS 130 - Networking 1 (4 credits)

  • CTS 131 - Networking 2 (4 credits)

  • CTS 230 - Networking 3 (4 credits)

  • CTS 107 - Cyber Essentials (3 credits)

Career Pathways with Industry Credentials

  • Entry Level Network Engineer

  • Entry Level IT Technician

  • Network Support Technician

Career Pathways with Continued Education & Training

  • Cisco Certified Network Professional

  • Computer Systems Analyst

  • Systems Engineer

  • Mechanical Engineering Technologist and Technician

  • Computer and Information Systems Manager

  • Computer Network Architect

  • Information Security Engineer

  • Network and Computer Systems Administrator

  • Software Developer

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