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Cisco Network Associate

at Riverland Community College

Program Details

  • Award: Certificate
  • Credits: 15
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

The IT world runs on Cisco with 95 percent of today's business equipment based on the Cisco system. Riverland's Cisco Academy is well equipped to teach you the skills required to earn one of the most highly-valued certifications in the industry. Students who complete this four-semester course receive a voucher that entitles them to take the Cisco exam for a 50 percent discount. To make our state-of-the-art program even more appealing, Riverland's Albert Lea campus has the only approved testing site in the area. Look forward to gaining telecommunications expertise along with the hardware and software used in the IT industry. This standards-based, end-to-end, network-enhanced learning infrastructure supports highly scalable, flexible, advanced e-learning. The Cisco Global Learning Network program integrates authoring, management, and assessment with rich media content, delivery, and a network infrastructure. Courses give students the foundation and apprentice knowledge of networking for the small office/home office market. The course certificate tracks directly to Comp TIA's A+ and Cisco's CCNA curriculum. It offers the advantage of the same curriculum around the world so employers can depend on standardized training. This is empowering for graduates because employers have confidence that Cisco-certified applicants will make a smooth transition into the workplace. Students are required to purchase a computer to build in the CPRO1000 class. The computer will belong to them when the class is completed. Also offered on the Owatonna Campus.

Program Locations

  • Riverland Community College, Albert Lea 56007
  • Riverland Community College, Austin 55912
  • Riverland Community College, Owatonna 55060

Labor Market Information

  • Computer Network Support Specialists

  • Median wage: $28.87/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
  • Computer Systems Analysts

  • Median wage: $41.36/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • Information Security Analysts

  • Median wage: $43.34/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • Computer Network Architects

  • Median wage: $45.88/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
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Riverland Community College
Riverland Community College
1900 8th Ave. N.W. Austin, MN 55912 Toll-Free: (800) 247-5039 Local: (507) 433-0820 TTY: (800) 627-3529