The NEW Cisco CCNA Certification

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)

Cisco’s redesigned CCNA program will prepare you for today’s associate-level job roles in IT technologies. The program has one certification that covers a broad range of fundamentals for IT careers, with one exam and one training course to help you prepare.


  • No formal prerequisites 

  • CCNA candidates often have:
  • 1-1+ years of experience in implementing and administering Cisco solutions
  • Knowledge of basic IP addressing
  • Good understanding of network fundamentals

Required Exam

200-301 CCNA 

Recommended Training

Implementing & Administering Cisco Solutions (CCNA)

5 Days | $4,195 | 42 Learning Credits


CCNA certification is valid for
3 years

  • Pass any one Associate Exam
  • Pass any one Professional Concentration Exam
  • Pass one Technology Core Exam
  • Pass one CCIE lab exam

Next Level Cisco CCNA Certification

Cisco’s new CCNA training and certification gives you a solid foundation in starting or complementing your networking career. See what else is new for the CCNA program, and how we can help get you started today.

What's New?

What's Changed?

  • One course, one exam
  • No prerequisites
  • Recertify thru Continuing Education
  • Valid for 3 years

Good to Know: Current CCDA certification converted to CCNA certification on Feb 24, 2020. If you already started working towards CCDA, keep going! In the new Cisco programs, you’ll receive credit for work you completed.

Why Cisco CCNA Certification?

What it can do for you:

  • Launch your IT & networking career
  • Master the IT essentials: security, automation, programmability
  • Bolster your resume
  • Gain real-world skills
  • Bragging rights on social media

What it can do for your teams:

  • Master the IT essentials: security, automation, programmability
  • Boost your team's confidence
  • Accelerate digital transformation with highly-trained team
  • Recognized industry-wide accreditation

Athena gives you 12 months of access to unparalleled resources that are designed to optimize your learning potential beyond the classroom.

Whether you’re preparing for the new CCNA certification or complementing your network career, enjoy exclusive features to boost your skills.

With an Athena membership, you get exclusive access to the following features and benefits – at no extra cost to you. 

  • Weekly webinars focused on CCNA-related topics
  • Office hours led by our CCNA experts
  • One-on-one mentoring sessions
  • Personal Knowledge Advisors
  • Email support from our experts
  • ...and more to come


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Our experts can help you lay the groundwork for your success. Contact us to review how the new Cisco Certifications changes will impact your career certifications and career goals.

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