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 ICT and networking careers in virtually every type of industry.
Networking Academy aims to provide a consistently enriching learning experience by partnering with public and private institutions such as schools, universities, businesses, nonprofits, and government organizations to develop and deliver innovative ICT courses, improve the effectiveness and accessibility of the program, increase access to education and career opportunities, and help ensure that students and instructors have the resources they need to accomplish their goals.
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering currently provides a number of courses from the Cisco Networking Academy Program including the CCNA Exploration course, CCNA Security, Fundamentals of Wireless LANs, IT Essentials I. The Department has also been actively involved in the research and development on making the Cisco Networking Academy Program more accessible to people with disabilities.