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Network Administration: Cisco Network Professional

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Network Administration: Cisco Network Professional program equip students with marketable skills for learning the specific tasks and industry-recognized standards associated with network professional who can install, configure, and troubleshoot local and wide area networks for enterprise organizations with networks comprised of 100 to 500 or more nodes. The coursework emphasizes security, converged networks, quality of service (QoS), virtual private networks (VPN), broadband technologies, and integrating technologies in the network infrastructure. The program also prepares students to complete the required certification tests in Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) certification, which indicates advanced or journeyman knowledge of networks.


Academic Plan Code: 
Certificate of Completion (CCL)
Total credits required: 
Effective term: 
2018 Fall
Award notes

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses within the program.

This program will be replaced by: CCL/5037 Cisco Network Administration: CCNP

Program prerequisites
Course #Course TitleCredits
CNT170AACisco - Connecting Networks (4) OR
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Industry Certification0-4
Admission criteria


Required courses
Course #Course TitleCredits
CNT200CCNP ROUTE: Implementing Cisco IP Routing4
CNT202Cisco Secure Firewall Appliance Configuration (4) OR
CNT205Cisco Certified Network Associate Security (4) OR
CNT206Cisco Certified Network Associate Wireless (4) OR
CNT208Cisco Certified Network Associate Voice (4)4
CNT220CCNP SWITCH: Implementing Cisco IP Switching4
CNT231CCNP TSHOOT: Maintaining and Troubleshooting Cisco IP Networks4
  • Demonstrate how to configure, manage, secure, and integrate advanced routing protocols in a complex scalable internetwork. (CNT200)
  • Demonstrate basic planning and installation of IP Telephony or Network Security, or Wireless, or Firewall technologies for both Enterprise and Service Provider networks using Cisco technology. (CNT202, CNT205, CNT206, CNT208)
  • Demonstrate how to configure a campus network using advanced and multi-layer switching technologies. (CNT220)
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills in monitoring, maintaining, and troubleshooting complex enterprise routed and switched Internet Protocol (IP) networks. (CNT231)

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