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Learning Takes Your Career to the Next Level

Be job ready today, tomorrow and beyond. Fuel your career with the learning portfolio that unlocks possibilities for both new and seasoned network engineers and developers.

Training and certifications

Cisco offers training and certifications in five key technology tracks including the first of its kind, DevNet certifications. These associate, specialist, professional, and expert-level certifications validate your critical job skills with the same high standards we’ve held for the last 25 years. Plus, new DevNet training and certifications help you combine infrastructure expertise with the power of programming to unleash the full potential of the new network.



Master the essentials needed to launch a rewarding career and expand your job possibilities with the latest technologies.


Focus on a specific tech area right for your role and drive your career in the direction that fits your strengths and interests.


Select a core technology track and a focused concentration exam to customize your professional-level certification.


Accelerate your expertise, from end-to-end design and deployment to operating and optimizing.

Cisco Certified DevNet Associate

Validate your core knowledge of Cisco applications, programmability strategy, and APIs.

Cisco Certified DevNet Specialist

Specialize in connecting development, automation, networking operations, and security.

Cisco Certified DevNet Professional

Master design, development, and debugging using Cisco APIs and platforms; choose your ideal concentration focus.

Cisco Certified CyberOps Associate

Gain the fundamentals to prevent, detect, and defend against cybersecurity threats.

Program benefits

Check out just some of the reasons why Cisco certifications is the program for you.

Introduced Cisco Certified DevNet Associate, Specialist and Professional certifications
Prerequisites removed for certifications at the associate and professional levels
Continuing education for all
Recognition for completing training courses
Consolidated and updated CCNA training and certification
Your choice of concentration exams at the professional level
Streamlined certification paths
New lifetime tenure for CCIE certification maintained for 20 years continuously

Getting started

CCIE Prep program

Accelerate your expert-level learning journey.

Grow your career and succeed in Cybersecurity

Register now to view the CyberOps Associate Essentials series to understand the tactial knowledge and skills required for Security Operations Center (SOC) teams.

Kick-start your career in software development

Register now to access all three episodes on-demand and learn everything you need to know about getting your DevNet Associate certification.

Cybersecurity giveaway

Enter now for your chance to win FREE training and a Cisco certification exam voucher!

Schedule your exam today

Reserve your seat for the current certification exams at Pearson Vue.


From Networking Academy students to seasoned professionals, Cisco’s comprehensive training helps you flourish in a dynamic environment with e-learning, instructor-led classrooms, and learning communities.

Explore the training catalog for specific Cisco product, technology and certification offerings.

Join our communities and engage with your peers for inspiration, support, and professional tips. 

Recertification policy update

As of February 24, 2020, all certification levels will have a three-year recertification requirement. Certified individuals will be able to recertify by completing continuing education activities, taking exams, or a combination of both.

Take an exam

Attend Cisco Live training sessions

Author content

Complete online training courses

Complete instructor-led training

Three-year recertification requirement

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