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Cisco Network Associate (CCNA), Certificate of Completion


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JJC Program Code: CO247

ICCB Program Code: CIOS 0247

The Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Certificate is designed for Cisco Networking Academy participants who are seeking entry-level jobs in the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) industry or hope to fulfill prerequisites to pursue more specialized ICT skills. The CCNA Certificate validates a broad range of fundamentals for all IT careers networking topics including; Network fundamentals, network access, IP connectivity, IP services, security fundamentals, and automation and programmability.

Learners receive hands-on practical experience and career skills development.  The CCNA Certificate represents the completion of workforce readiness skills to build a foundation for success in networking-related careers and degree programs. This certificate is a stackable credential within the CO238- Information Networking-Technology AAS degree.

Major Core Requirements: 12 Semester Hours


The Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Certificate is designed for Cisco Networking Academy participants who are seeking entry-level jobs in the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) industry or hope to fulfill prerequisites to pursue more specialized ICT skills. 

The CCNA Certificate shows completion of an integrated and comprehensive coverage of networking topics including; IP fundamentals, network security and services, network programmability, and automation which learners received in hands-on practical experience and career skills development.  The CCNA Certificate represents the completion of workforce readiness skills to build a foundation for success in networking-related careers and degree programs. 

The certificate is also part of the Information Technology-Networking A.A.S. degree which allows students to earn credit hours towards the advancement of the A.A.S. degree while completing the coursework.

Total Required Semester Hours: 12 Semester Hours


Includes Online Courses


This program includes the option for distance education courses (online and/or hybrid).

Completion Guide


Graduation Requirements


Graduation Requirements

To be awarded an Associate degree at Joliet Junior College, each student must meet the following requirements:

1. Satisfy all admissions requirements.

2. Complete the courses required to earn the given degree. If the student is a transfer student with coursework taken elsewhere, he/she must complete a minimum of 60

credit hours of which 15 credit hours applicable to the degree are earned at JJC. Proficiency test, CLEP, and Advanced Placement does not meet this requirement.

3. Earn a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0.

4. Discharge all financial obligations to the College and have no restrictions.

5. File an application for graduation. An application should be filed at the time of registration for the student’s anticipated last semester.

6. Have all official transcripts from other college/universities on file in the Graduation Office by the graduation filing date for evaluation of credit. A delay in the process

may result in a later graduation date.

 

To be awarded a Certificate of Achievement, Certificate of Completion, or Occupational Certificate at JJC, each student must meet the following requirements:

1. Satisfy all admission requirements.

2. Complete the courses required to earn the chosen certificate. Complete a minimum of 1-8 credit hours (Occupational Certificate),  4-29 credit hours (Certificate of Completion) or 30-50 credit hours (Certificate of Achievement). If the student is a transfer student with coursework taken elsewhere, he/she must complete a minimum of 25% of the total required credit hours applicable to the certificate at JJC. Proficiency test, CLEP, and Advanced Placement do not meet this requirement.

3. Earn a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0 in the area of concentration.

4. Discharge all financial obligations to the college and have no restrictions.

5. File an application for graduation. An application should be filed at the time of registration for the student’s anticipated last semester.

6. Have all official transcripts from other college/universities on file in the Graduation Office by the graduation filing date for evaluation of credit. A delay in the process

may result in a later graduation date.

Contact Information


Department Chairperson Program Coordinator Program Advisor
Name: Joe Limon Name: Bill Martin Name: Joe Sullivan
E-mail: jlimon@jjc.edu E-mail: wmartin@jjc.edu E-mail: jsulliva@jjc.edu
Phone: 815-280-2403 Phone: 815-280-7718 Phone: 815-280-7720

 

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