Sep 27, 2020  
2019-2020 Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Catalog

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) Preparation (certificate)


Official Title of Certificate: Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) Preparation, Certificate

Award: Certificate

Code: CRT.CIS.CCNP

Total Credit Hours: 12

About Cybersecurity, Networking and Digital Forensics Department

Purpose:  Plan, implement, verify and troubleshoot local and wide-area enterprise networks. Use advanced IP addressing and routing in implementing scalable and highly secure Cisco routers that are connected to LANs, WANs, and IPv6. Plan, configure, and verify the implementation of complex enterprise switching solutions that use the Cisco Enterprise Campus Architecture. Plan and perform regular maintenance on complex enterprise routed and switched networks. Use technology-based practices and a systematic ITIL-compliant approach to perform network troubleshooting.

Special Conditions


Financial Aid: This program has not been approved by the U.S. Department of Education for eligibility for federal student aid. Students enrolled in this program may not be eligible to receive financial aid from the U.S. Department of Education (Pell Grants, SEOG, Federal Work-Study, Direct Loans or PLUS loans) or the Maryland Higher Education Commission (Educational Assistance Grants, Senatorial Scholarships or Delegate Scholarships). For current information on eligible programs, contact Financial Aid by calling 410-777-2203, emailing finaid@aacc.edu or stopping by a Financial Aid office.

Certificate Graduation Requirements


Refer to Academic Regulations on Graduation Requirements .

Program Outcomes


Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be able to:

  • Plan, implement, verify and troubleshoot local and wide-area enterprise networks. 
  • Use advanced IP addressing and routing in implementing scalable and highly secure Cisco routers that are connected to LANs, WANs, and IPv6.
  • Plan, configure, and verify the implementation of complex enterprise switching solutions that use the Cisco Enterprise Campus Architecture. 
  • Plan and perform regular maintenance on complex enterprise routed and switched networks. 
  • Use technology-based practices and a systematic ITIL-compliant approach to perform network troubleshooting.

This program aligns with the college’s core competencies.

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