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Cisco certification ensures high standards of technical expertise. Achieving Cisco certification means joining the ranks of skilled network professionals who have earned recognition in the industry. Howard Community College is a Cisco Networking Academy. The following Cisco certifcations and courses are available at HCC.

Course #Course NamePrerequisite
Exam
CSCO-291Introduction to NetworksCMSY-106, Computer Systems Repair IICCENT (Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician)
Exam 100-101 ICND1
CSCO-292Routing and Switching EssentialsCSCO-291
CSCO-293Scaling NetworksCSCO-292

CCNA (Certified Network Associate)

To earn CCNA, you may take 100-101 ICND1 and 200-101 ICBD2 OR

200-120 CCNA (composite exam covering material from the ICND1 and ICND2 exams)

CSCO-294Connecting NetworksCSCO-293
CSCO-305Cisco IP Telephony

CCENT or CCNA Routing & Switching Exam

CCNA Voice; Exam 640-461 ICOMM
CSCO-308CCNA Security

CCENT or CCNA Routing & Switching Exam

CCNA Security; Exam 640-554
CSCO-651Implementing IP RoutingCCNA Certification

CCNP (Cisco Certified Network Professional) Route
Exam 300-101 ROUTE

CSCO-652Implementing IP SwitchingCCNA Certification

CCNP (Cisco Certified Network Professional) Switch
Exam 300-115 SWITCH

CSCO-653Maintaining and Troubleshooting IP NetworksCCNA Certification

CCNP (Cisco Certified Network Professional) Troubleshoot
Exam 300-135 TSHOOT

   To earn CCNP Certification, all three exams must be successfully completed.

For additional information on Cisco courses, contact Vini Nithianandam at 443-518-4925 or Vnithianandam@howardcc.edu.

For administrative assistance, please contact Betty Logan at blogan@howardcc.edu (443-518-4785).