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Cisco Network Professional Program

By providing the systems that make the Internet work, Cisco is playing a major role in helping customers thrive in the explosive Internet economy. - John Chambers, Cisco CEO

Why Cisco Networking?

Cisco is a worldwide leader in networking and sets the standard in the design, manufacturing and selling of networking equipment. Its Cisco Network Academy provides training on its networking equipment at 10,000 sites in 165 countries, including Macomb. Cisco Network Professionals install and support medium to large computer networks, with an emphasis on the configuring of Cisco routers and switches.

The IT - Networking Specialist – Cisco Network Professional Program at Macomb

Macomb’s IT – Networking Specialist – Cisco Network Professional Program at Macomb is offered in collaboration with the Cisco Network Academy. You will be introduced to the wired and wireless networking technologies, network security and troubleshooting techniques used by Cisco professionals. You will learn about local and wide area networks (LAN and WAN), cabling, Ethernet switching, voice and data networking, configuration of switches and routers, network security and much more. The program prepares you to take the Cisco Certified Network Associate certification exam.

IT Networking Specialist – Cisco Network Professional Courses at Macomb

In the Cisco Network Professional Program at Macomb, you will take a variety of courses specific to your selected major, including:

  • Business Communications
  • Computer and Information Processing Principles
  • Foundations of Business Information Technology
  • Cisco Networking 1-4
  • Managing a Microsoft Windows Server Environment
  • Introduction to Information Systems Security
  • Introduction to Wireless Networks
  • Introduction to Linux
  • Managing a Microsoft Windows Server Network
  • Network Design 1
  • Linux Server Administration
  • Wireless Network Integration

Career Opportunities with an Associate of Applied Science Degree, Certificate or Skill Specific Certificate in Networking Specialist – Cisco Network Professional

With an Associate of Applied Science Degree, Certificate or Skill Specific Certificate in Networking Specialist – Cisco Network Professional, you will be qualified for positions that include computer user support specialist, network and computer system administrator, computer network support specialist and network architect.

Transfer Pathways to a Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology

The credits earned in Macomb’s Networking Specialist – Cisco Network Professional Program transfer to many colleges and universities in Michigan.

If you intend to transfer and pursue a Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, speak with a Macomb counselor or academic advisor as soon as possible after you have applied to Macomb to plan the best pathway.

How do I find out more about Macomb’s Networking Specialist – Cisco Network Professional Program?

To find out more about the Networking Specialist – Cisco Network Professional Program, contact the Cisco Network Professional Program advisor, Professor John Koss, 586.445.7166. 

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