Improving lives through education worldwide

For over 23 years, Cisco Networking Academy has changed the lives of 15 million students in 180 countries by providing education, technical training, and career mentorship. Join us!

How to Become an Academy

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Choose your courses

Create the ideal pathway for your institution.

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Get agreement

Bring your administrative and instructor team together to gain agreement.

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Qualifying institutions will be contacted.

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Train instructors

Instructor Training Centers can help with training, if needed.

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Obtain equipment

Academy Support Centers can help you obtain equipment, if needed.

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Create and launch first course

Here’s the fun part! Launch the course and see the students come!

Evaluate your readiness

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Or, talk with us directly about the program

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Course demos

Take a peek inside our courses to sample the robust learning experience.

Introduction to Cybersecurity

The introductory course for those who want to explore the world of cybersecurity.

Scope & Sequence (PDF)

Cybersecurity Essentials

For those planning to study for CCNA or CCNA Security certifications.

Scope & Sequence (PDF)

CyberOps Associate

Develops skills to monitor, detect and respond to cybersecurity threats and is aligned to Cisco Certified CyberOps Associate certification.

Scope & Sequence (PDF)

Networking Essentials

Learn basic networking concepts and skills you can put to use right away.

Scope & Sequence (PDF)

See all available course demos

Present the benefits of Networking Academy

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