|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.
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.
Cisco Networking Academy at FTCC has served the needs of 733 students since establishment in January 2000. FTCC Academy teaches the Exploration CCNA 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).