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Cisco certifications

Get that career in IT.
Earn that promotion.
Stand out in your field.

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A little over 30 years ago, in a routing and switching room at Cisco, a dream was born...

Today, Cisco certifications are the gold standard in IT training. We’ve issued more than 4 million certifications so far. In the next 30 years, we aim to train over 10 million more people in our pledge to close the IT skills gap and reshape diversity in the tech industry.


of organizations surveyed use technical certifications to make hiring decisions.


of employers believe IT certifications are a reliable predictor of a successful employee.


of employers associate IT certification holders with increased quality and value of work contribution.

Networking Academy is a great start for students

Learn from anywhere, anytime with self-paced courses or take instructor-led courses from academies across the globe. Earn digital badges and prepare for industry-recognized certifications in topics like cybersecurity, networking, and Python.

Certifications for all levels and technologies


Cisco Certified Networking Associate (CCNA)

The network is the heartbeat of the digital future, and companies need trusted specialists to manage their systems. With a CCNA certification, you could be the right person for the job.


CyberOps Associate

The cybersecurity field is booming, and so is the IT job market. Be head and shoulders above other job-seekers with a CyberOps certification.


Cisco Certified DevNet Professional

Prove you have the skills to develop and maintain applications built on Cisco platforms.


Cisco Certified Networking Professional (CCNP) Enterprise

Prepare to configure, troubleshoot, and manage the networks of the largest companies in the world.

Showcase your unique skill set

Every professional- and expert-level exam now earns a Specialist certification. Specialist certifications help to showcase your unique skill set by validating your expertise in the areas that matter to you, from Enterprise to DevNet and everything between.

Engage with a vibrant learning community of peers and experts

The Cisco Learning Network Community is more than just an online platform - it’s your global study group. Connect with peers, learn from experts, and access a wealth of resources that empower your learning journey.