Cisco Networking Academy at FTCC


Comprehensive Learning Program

Cisco Networking Academy is a global education program that teaches students how to design, build, troubleshoot, and secure computer networks for increased access to career and economic opportunities in communities around the world. Networking Academy provides online courses, interactive tools, and hands-on learning activities to help individuals prepare for Information and Communications Technology (ICT) and networking careers in virtually every type of industry.

Career-ready graduates from Cisco Networking Academy add value to the workforce. Watch this 3-minute video featuring a recent FTCC Academy graduate and learn how the Cisco Networking Academy will help you succeed.

Military Veterans: Here are several resources to help with your transition into the civilian workforce. Click here for a web page sponsored by Cisco containing labor statistics, what to expect as a student in the Academy, and how the Cisco Networking Academy can get you started into your new career. Download this brochure for information on how you can boost your job prospects and help build a career. Watch this 3-minute video to learn how the Cisco Networking Academy program might help as you transition into the civilian workforce. 

Program Evolution

Since 1997, Networking Academy has grown from a small-scale program designed to help schools get the most out of their networking equipment to Cisco's largest corporate social responsibility program, with courses taught at more than 10,000 academies in 165 countries. Today, more than 1,000,000 students develop ICT skills through the program each year.

21st Century Career Skills

Networking Academy delivers a comprehensive, 21st century learning experience to help students develop the foundational ICT skills needed to design, build, and manage networks, along with career skills such as problem solving, collaboration, and critical thinking. Students complete hands-on learning activities and network simulations to develop practical skills that will help them fill a growing need for networking professionals around the world.

FTCC Networking Academy

Cisco Networking Academy at FTCC has served the needs of over 800 students since establishment in January 2000. FTCC Academy teaches the CCNA Routing and Switching curriculum (Net 125/126/225/226) and CCNA Security (Sec 210). The CCNA courses are required courses in the Networking Technology (A25340) and Information Systems Security (A25270) Associate Degree programs of study and the Cisco Networking Certificate (A25340C3).