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Work within Cisco Systems

Cisco Systems Inc. is the worldwide leader in networking for the internet — 85% of internet traffic travels across Cisco's systems.

Cisco employs more than 35,000 people, and their solutions are considered the foundation of networking capabilities. They're able to connect people, devices, and networks, without regard to differences in time, place, or type of computer system.

As you explore networking roles, Cisco's market share means you should understand how to work within their systems. Their certification programs address the most current technologies so you're prepared for success in your next role.

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Prepare for In Demand Industry Certifications

The Cisco® Certified Networking Associate (CCNA) credential ensures you have the essential skills necessary to launch a rewarding career in IT. With CCNA after your name, employers immediately recognize you understand network and security fundamentals, network access, IP connectivity, IP services, automation, and programmability.

The CCNA credential proves you have what it takes to navigate the ever-changing landscape of IT and the skills required to manage and optimize today's most advanced networks. With your CCNA credential, you can step into roles such as:

  • Entry-level network engineer
  • Help desk technician
  • Network administrator
  • Network support technician

Explore CISCO® Certification Prep Courses

Courses that lead to Cisco® certification expand your current skill set so you can qualify to step into your next role. Choose the programs below that are most beneficial to your position right now and take a look at others that may help you advance your career.

Choose Your Level of Learning

George Mason offers different ways to learn new skill sets that enhance your current role and help you step into new career opportunities.

  • Individual courses focus on a specific set of skills or industry knowledge and can vary widely in terms of contact hours. You can spend a week completing a course, or more than a year.
  • Professional Certificates can vary widely in terms of contact hours. They can consist of a single course with a multitude of topics or include a series of courses. Some certificates also offer a digital badge that can verify the specific industry skills learned. When you successfully complete the Professional Certificate program, you'll receive a certificate that speaks to your new skill set.