CIAT offers a Cisco CCNA certification program. Learn more below.

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Cisco Certified Network Associate CCNA

Program Overview

Program ID: #CCNA

Program Length: 10 Weeks

Program Hours: 150 Credit Hours (60 lab hours and 90 lecture hours)

Tuition: $4,680 ($585 per unit)

Successful graduates of this Cisco certification program will be fully prepared and qualified for entry level positions as network administrators for Cisco network systems. In addition to preparing the student for the vendor neutral CompTIA Network+ certification, this program prepares the student to achieve the Cisco Certified Network Associate certification by successfully passing the following Cisco certification exams:

  • Cisco Configuration, ICND1
  • Cisco Configuration, ICND2


You must be a high school graduate or GED and be able to navigate within a Microsoft Windows environment using a mouse and keyboard.

*Program is not eligible for FAFSA funding.

Program Objective

Upon completion of the Certificate in Cisco Network Associate program, the graduate will be able to:

  • Describe fundamentals and theory of computer networking systems and how they are applied in various business situations.
  • Install medium-size Cisco routed and switched networks.
  • Configure medium-size Cisco routed and switched networks.
  • Operate medium-size Cisco routed and switched networks.
  • Troubleshoot medium-size Cisco routed and switched networks.
  • Implement and verify connections to remote sites in a WAN.

Required Classes

150 credit hours required.  All courses are required.



Credit Hours

CCIS-270A Cisco Configuration ICND1 75
CCIS-270B Cisco Configuration ICND2 75

Economic Outlook and Growth of the Industry


According to the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of network and computer systems administrators is projected to grow 6 percent from 2016 to 2026, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Demand for information technology workers is high and should continue to grow as firms invest in newer, faster technology and mobile networks.


The median annual wage for network and computer systems administrators was $81,100 in April 2017.

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics – Network and Computer Systems Administrators

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