What kind of salary can I expect with a Cisco CCNA Certification?
According to ZipRecruiter, the average CCNA salary is $89,491 (as of December 2022), with top earners making $130,000 or more annually. This is nearly 38% higher than the median salary in the United States of $55,640, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Your salary will vary based on your location and whether you also hold a bachelor's or associate degree, as well as your job role and experience.
What kinds of jobs can I get with Cisco CCNA?
By becoming CCNA certified, you will validate your critical job skills and knowledge and prove to employers that you can install and configure routers and switches for their entire organization as well as troubleshoot any network issues.
As a CCNA-certified professional, you may hold the following job titles: Network Engineer, Network Administrator, Information Technology Manager, Systems Engineer, Software Engineer, Network Security Engineer, Cyber Security Analyst, Security Engineer, and Information Security Analyst.
What is a CCNA Certification?
The CCNA, Cisco Certified Network Associate, is considered an entry-level certification in the information technology field issued by the networking hardware company Cisco. Preparing for and completing the exam will provide hands-on experience with installing, configuring, and operating network devices and proves that you have a foundational knowledge of networking.
What score do I need to pass?
There are between 40 and 60 questions on the CCNA 200-301 exam. In order to achieve a CCNA passing score, you will need to score a minimum of 82% on the CCNA 200-301 exam.
How much does the Cisco CCNA exam cost?
You can expect to pay $300 for the Cisco CCNA exam unless you choose the voucher-included course.
What is the value of earning the CCNA certification?
The CCNA certification is one of the most highly recognized and respected IT certifications in the computer network industry worldwide. This certification validates your ability to install, secure, operate, and troubleshoot issues within enterprise networks in the real world. When deciding if the CCNA is worth it for you, you will need to do research in your specific location.
How long is the CCNA certification good for after you pass the test? What are the renewal requirements?
The CCNA certification has a three-year recertification requirement. Once you become certified, you will need to complete your CCNA renewal by earning continuing education, taking exams, or a combination of both prior to the end of the three-year period.
Does this course prepare me for a certification?
Yes, you will be prepared for the 200-301 CCNA – Implementing and Administering Cisco Solutions (CCNA) Exam.
When can I start the course?
This course is open enrollment, so you can register and start the course as soon as you are ready. Access to your course can take 24-48 business hours.
How long does it take to complete this course?
This course is self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start when you want and finish at your own pace. When you register, you'll receive 12 months to complete the course.
What if I don't have enough time to complete my course within the time frame provided?
The time allotted for course completion has been calculated based on the number of course hours. However, if you are unable to complete the course, contact the student advising team to see what options you may have available to work out a suitable completion date. Please note that an extension fee may be charged.
What kind of support will I receive?
Our courses are designed to accommodate various learning preferences. Depending on the course structure, you may get different forms of support. Self-paced courses are designed to be user-friendly and independent, minimizing the need for external support. In courses with instructors, our direct platform support feature includes opportunities for questions, discussions, and remediation, with email and phone support available for select courses. Our student advising team is available to guide you on program requirements and administrative requests, but they do not provide assistance with course content. Our goal is to provide you with the necessary support for success, whether it's through self-paced exploration, direct communication, or guidance from our advising team.
What happens when I complete the course?
Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a certificate of completion. You will also receive an exam voucher if you selected the voucher included version course for the 200-301 CCNA certifying exam once you've met your financial obligation and completed all coursework.
Am I guaranteed a job?
This course will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.
Can I get financial assistance?
This course is non-credit, so it does not qualify for federal aid, FAFSA and Pell Grant. In some states, vocational rehab or workforce development boards will pay for qualified students to take our courses. Additionally, some students may qualify for financial assistance when they enroll, if they meet certain requirements. Financing is available from select schools. Learn more about financial assistance.
How can I get more information about this course?
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