Information Technology - Cisco Networking Academy
Degrees and Programs
Become a Cisco Certified Network Associate to validate your working knowledge of networking protocols and equipment.
Northeast is a certified Cisco Network Academy that consists of 16 credit hours of coursework from our information technology offerings. Instruction includes concepts related to networking terminology and protocols, LANs and WANs, the OSI model layers, network cabling, routers, network topologies, IP addressing, switching, and network management practices. The certificate is designed to prepare students to successfully pass the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) exam. The exam may be taken at an official testing site upon completion of the required courses.
Those with a strong desire to help others will find rewarding careers after receiving their associate of arts degree from Northeast Community College. In addition to entry-level positions, those with additional education can pursue careers in mental health, developmental disabilities, alcohol/drug counseling, social work, long-term care administration, and many other areas related to youth and adult care.
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the average salary for network systems and data communication analysts in Nebraska is $62,302.