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Cisco-Certified Network Associate (CCNA)

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    Cisco-Certified Network Associate (CCNA)

    Get your Cisco certification in the largest computer network training program in Alaska.

Get your Cisco certification in the largest computer network training program in Alaska.

The Cisco-Certified Network Associate (CCNA) program prepares you for an entry-level career as a computer electronics and networking technician. You’ll work closely with instructors who are certified computer networking professionals in the information technology industry. The certificate program also features extensive hands-on learning experiences in state-of-the-art computer and networking labs at UAA.

Cisco-Certified Network Associate scholarships and financial aid
UAA offers a variety of scholarships and other types of financial assistance to help with tuition and education expenses. Learn more about financial aid opportunities.

Cisco-Certified Network Associate (CCNA)

Degree Type:

  • Certificate (all levels)

Program Length: One year

Availability:Anchorage campus

Other program options: A.A.S. in computer and networking technology

What can you do as a Cisco-Certified Network Associate?

Information technology is a fast-growing industry and Cisco-Certified Network Associates are in high demand. You’ll also find that many Alaska employers prefer UAA graduates over other vocational schools because UAA alumni have hands-on experience and a solid foundation of basic IT skills.

Cisco-Certified Network Associate careers

  • Network Administrator
  • Network Engineer
  • Systems Administrator
  • Information Technology (IT) Manager
  • Systems Engineer

Cisco-Certified Network Associate program highlights

Earn your Cisco certification in just one year in an affordable, hands-on program that will open the door to new careers.

  • Get hands-on training. At UAA, you’ll have the opportunity to configure equipment and find answers to real-world questions that will help reinforce your hands-on training.
  • Work one-on-one with top instructors. UAA faculty have industry certifications in CompTIA A+, Net+, Sec+ and Cisco CCNA. Many instructors currently work in the IT industry and bring that knowledge and experience to the classroom.
  • Learn using state-of-the-art facilities and equipment. UAA’s Community and Technical College includes two classrooms with Cisco routers and switches, ideal for students training to become Cisco Certified Networking Associates or Cisco ASAs working with firewalls.

Cisco-Certified Network Associate program curriculum

The Cisco-Certified Network Associate (CCNA) program provides training in installation, configuration and troubleshooting of Cisco router, switch and VLAN in multi-protocol inter-networks. You’ll also learn the basics of design, installation and operation of Ethernet and TCP/IP networks. The program requires a total of 16 credits to complete. 

Top classes for Cisco-Certified Network Associate majors

This program consists of four Cisco Networking Academy courses covering the material for the Cisco Certified Networking Associate (CCNA) Routing and Switching certification.