Enroll in the Cisco Certified Network Professional Certificate Program

The CiscoTM Certified Network Professional program provides students with advanced knowledge on networking to join the IT industry.

The one-year, economical, and time-saving Blue Ridge CTC’s Cisco Certified Network Professional program offers students industry-focused training to deliver specific technical knowledge and a marketable understanding of networking required to potentially sit for the CCNA 200-301 exam.

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Why Pursue a Cisco Certified Network Professional Certificate?

With a Cisco Certified Network Professional certificate program, learn about advanced routing protocols and networking tools through hands-on experience.

    • Learn transferable networking skills.
    • Prepare for the Certified Cisco Networking Professional(CCNP) exam.
    • Earn credits to be used toward a future degree.
    • Explore elective options to align the course with your career goals.

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Advance in Technology with a Cisco Certified Network Professional Certificate

With our Cisco Certified Network Professional certificate program, learn networking techniques and skills to address the expanding technology needs of businesses and organizations.

In this program, students obtain essential knowledge to install, configure, operate, troubleshoot, and manage advanced routing protocols; campus-wide enterprise networks; advanced switching technologies; network security; and Quality of Service (QoS). With industry-driven coursework, they enhance technical writing and communication skills required in the workforce.

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    One-year

    Certificate Program

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    Formats

    On-campus, Hybrid

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    30

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What You Will Learn - Curriculum Overview

Learn about advanced networking tools and techniques from highly trained and credentialed faculty through technical modules, hands-on laboratories, and equipment training.

The comprehensive curriculum of this program teaches fundamental concepts of CCNP such as enterprise tools and techniques, advanced routing, advanced switching, and much more. The program allows students to:

    • Understand and demonstrate the advanced routing protocols used by Internet Service Providers (ISPs).
    • Exhibit an understanding of Advanced Layer 3 Switching through a final project.
    • Illustrate the necessary troubleshooting skills used by advanced networking technicians.
    • Learn to troubleshoot logical and design errors, technical errors, and be able to provide clear and effective documentation of a project to aid future work such as maintenance and upgrades.

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Worried About Financing? Many Options Exist for Financial Aid.

Blue Ridge CTC provides need-based financial aid to qualified applicants, ensuring all students have equal access to a quality education.

Whether you are a student worrying about tuition fees or are a parent assisting a child pay for college, we have a wide variety of financial resources available.

    • State and Federal Grant Programs
    • Student Work-Study Opportunities
    • Student Loans
    • Special Grant Funding Opportunities
    • Blue Ridge CTC Foundation Scholarship opportunities

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Have questions about the Cisco Certified Networking Professional certificate program? We can help!

With this time-saving and cost-effective Cisco Certified Network Professional certificate program, you learn industry-specific skills, guided by highly trained and credentialed faculty within our well- equipped technology laboratories. Apart from academics, you will experience a holistic learning environment, career assistance, internship opportunities, and much more to prepare for a rewarding career.
The comprehensive curriculum of the Certificate in Cisco Certified Network Professional teaches students the fundamental concepts of CCNP such as enterprise tools and techniques, advanced routing, advanced switching, and more. Students receive essential knowledge to install, configure, operate, troubleshoot, and manage advanced routing protocols; campus-wide enterprise networks; advanced switching technologies; network security; and Quality of Service (QoS)

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Note: All salary projections are based on the current position and educational needs. BRCTC cannot guarantee that job titles or the projections given will be the salaries students or graduates will ultimately receive. Two year completion is approximate and based on full-time enrollment. Student testimonials, income statements, and examples on the College website are the results of real students. These testimonials are not intended to guarantee that anyone will achieve the same or similar results. Each individual’s success depends on his or her desire, commitment, dedication, and motivation to pursue academic and workforce opportunities. Testimonials are not intended to create a contract between a student and the College.

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