Computer Networking Academy - CCNA Certificate of Achievement (Certificate of Achievement, 2020-2021)

Program Info

Year Established
Program Code
Degree Type
Certificate of Achievement

Program Description


Provides students with the skills for designing, building, and maintaining computer networks. Prepares students for Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT) and Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) industry certifications. Cisco certifications are consistently rated among the most highly valued certifications within the IT industry by both employers and IT professionals. The CCNA certificate program consists of four courses and is designed to be completed within one year. Students learn how to install and configure Cisco routers and switches in multi-protocol local and wide area networks, perform basic troubleshooting and improve network performance and security. The CCNA courses are also part of the required core courses for the Associate of Applied Science in Computer Information Systems - Network Administration and are electives for the Associate of Applied Science in Computer Information Systems - Information Assurance.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

  1. Design, implement and document a comprehensive network environment.
  2. Install, configure and troubleshoot network devices.
Career Opportunities
  • PC Support Specialist
  • Network Administrator
  • Help Desk Technician
  • Network Engineer
  • Network Technician
  • Other IT related fields


The College's Computer Networking Academy is Cisco-approved.

Program Requirements

Required Core Courses
Minimum Total Credit Hours
Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Fall 2017 and applies to the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the My Progress section of HFC Self Service.