Course IDCourse NameContact HoursCredit HoursDuration-Weeks
CCNPCisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)192 Hours12 Hours24 Weeks

This program is designed to build advanced or journeyman knowledge of both LAN and WAN infrastructure implementations in a Cisco environment. This set of courses builds on the concepts introduced in the CCNA program. Students will be exposed to more in-depth concepts relating to routing implementation and design; TCP/IP design strategies; switching concepts; WAN optimization and performance issues; as well as, basic troubleshooting/support techniques and approaches. Some of the many protocols that will be studied include:
TCP/IP, RIP, EIGRP, OSPF, IS-IS, BGP. Other topics include: VLAN implementation and management; spanning-tree protocol; multicast management; remote access implementation; Cisco security features including AAA; subnet concepts, design considerations, and implementation; VLSM; CIDR and more. These are advanced courses providing the skills and knowledge necessary to pass the Cisco certification exams (four exams) necessary to become a Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP).