As networking capabilities continue to grow and expand, corporations, nonprofits, schools, hospitals, governments, and NGOs around the world are experiencing a shortage of qualified information and communication technology (ICT) specialists to design, install, secure, and manage their networks. Students gain ICT knowledge and practical experience through the Networking Academy program. You will also earn Cisco career certifications to help fill an estimated eight million networking jobs around the world. To participate in the Networking Academy program, you must enroll through a participating Cisco Academy. Please use the Academy Locator to find an educational facility offering Networking Academy courses in your area. You can also interact with current students and instructors through our Facebookfan page.
Networking Academy courses include rich multimedia content, Flash-based interactive activities, videos, games, and quizzes to support a variety of learning styles and help increase knowledge retention. Courses are delivered online in multiple languages to help students succeed on a global scale. To help students prepare for a growing number of networking positions in a variety of industries, Networking Academy courses emphasize the practical application of knowledge and the development of career skills such as critical thinking, problem solving, and collaboration. Learn more about the courses currently offered as part of the Networking Academy program, and the alignment of some courses with industry certifications.
Networking Academy works with business partners, NGOs, government agencies, and academies to help students and alumni pursue career opportunities in networking and ICT. As a Networking Academy student, you'll gain access to innovative learning tools, a global support community, and resources to help you launch your career.