Cisco Networking Academy

Cisco Networking Academy is an IT skills and career building program for learning institutions and individuals worldwide. Curricula is offered to build the foundational and problem solving skills needed for careers in Digital Literacy, Business, Operating Systems (OS), General IT, Networking, Security, the Internet of Things (IoT), and Programming. Networking Academy offers a comprehensive learning experience that includes online curriculum, assessments, case studies, games, and simulations that are all delivered through the NetAcad.com cloud-based learning and collaboration platform.

Global digitization and the Internet of Things (IoT) is generating unparalleled demand for skilled workers and opportunities for creative, tech-savvy people everywhere. The Cisco Networking Academy is dedicated to harnessing the power of technology to launch a generation of global problem solvers who innovate like technologists, think like entrepreneurs, and act as social change agents.

Select any of the courses below for more information and to self-enroll

Please note, some courses require applications to be installed to complete the student labs. If you are using a public access computer for the course, please be aware that permissions granted may impact your ability to install certain applications.

Get Connected

The Get Connected course provides an introduction to the digital world with networks as a foundation for connecting people and things. The curriculum helps students understand how to use computers and connect to the Internet. Duration: 30 Hours

Programming Essentials in Python

Python is a general-purpose programming language used to build just about anything.  Python is key for backend web development, data analysis, artificial intelligence and scientific computing, all of which are key for pursuing IT careers. Duration: 70 Hours

Introduction to IoT (Internet of Things)

Introduction to the Internet of Things (IoT) is a self-paced, 20-hour course that students can take on their own or it can be offered by an instructor. It provides an overview of the concepts and opportunities in the Digital Transformation. Duration: 20 Hours

Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship supplements the ICT skills gained in CCNA R&S curriculum by teaching business and financial skills, behaviors, and attitudes, to help students develop an entrepreneurial mindset. Duration: 15 Hours

 

Introduction to Cybersecurity

The Introduction to Cybersecurity 2.1 explores the field of cybersecurity, specifically the importance of cybersecurity, data confidentiality, best practices for using the internet and social media safely, and potential career opportunities in this growing field. Duration: 15 Hours

Cybersecurity Essentials

The Cybersecurity Essentials course develops foundational understanding of cybersecurity and how it relates to information and network security. Duration: 30 Hours

Introduction to Packet Tracer

The Introduction to Packet Tracer is a 10-hour self-paced course highlights the basic features of the simulation tool for new users and how to use the package to include, connect, and program IoT devices into a network. Duration: 10 Hours

Global Problem Solvers

This is an online animated series for middle school students. The series is available in English, Spanish, Hindi, and French. It engages students with a team of teens who use technology to solve real-world problems. It inspires students to become global citizens, ready to thrive in a connected and digital future. Please note that this course requires teacher or parent facilitation.