"Changing the way we work, live, play and learn."
    Cisco Networking Academy® Program offers students and workers who want to expand their IT knowledge or consider a career in the high-tech industry valuable networking and IT skills. The Academy program offers courses online using the same high-quality Web-based format that has proven successful to more than one million students in more than 150 countries.

    CISCO Curriculum
    The program uses a blended learning model. The NUST CISCO Academy integrates high quality face-to-face teaching with hands-on lab exercises. Cisco provides multi-media delivery of challenging curricula and embedded assessment over the Internet. It successfully prepares graduates for networking and IT related jobs in the public and private sectors, as well as for higher education in engineering, computer science, and related fields.Students in the Academy program learn from curriculum delivered through the Global Learning Network. Unlike a text book, the curriculum is updated regularly with the latest technology and improvements.
    • Students with different learning styles have access to several modes of explanation.
    • Students receive feedback through comprehensive assessments where they apply their skills. They discover what they’ve learned and what they need to review.
    • The Academy program also has a significant hands-on component where students apply what they learn. They build and troubleshoot real networks with access to Cisco Trained Instructors as needed.
    • Encourages teamwork and enhances problem solving abilities.
    • Students graduate from the program with a marketable skill that has been tested and evaluated prior to their first day on the job.

    Courses Offered by NUST CISCO Academy

    Market research and global employers have consistently indicated that the skills gap for general networking skills is shrinking, while the skills gap for essential networking technologies such as security, voice, and wireless, and for emerging technologies such as data center, cloud, and video, is growing. As a global leader in technology and networking, Cisco developed the new CCENT and CCNA Routing and Switching certifications and curriculum to remain aligned with the rapidly changing global job market and trends.

    The Cisco® Networking Academy® CCNA® Security course provides a next step for individuals who want to enhance their CCNA-level skill set and help meet the growing demand for network security professionals. The curriculum provides an introduction to the core security concepts and skills needed for the installation, troubleshooting, and monitoring of network devices to maintain the integrity, con dential, and availability of data and devices.CCNA Security is a hands-on, career-oriented e-learning solution with an emphasis on practical experience to help students develop specialized security skills, along with critical thinking and complex problem-solving skills.

    The Internet is changing life as we know it bringing new economic and social opportunities to communities throughout the world and increasing the global demand for information and experiencing communication technology (ICT) skills. Innovations such as social networking, cloud computing, e-commerce, web conferencing, and desktop virtualization are changing the way we live, work, play, and learn. These capabilities are all powered by networks, and organizations around experiencing a shortage of qualified ICT candidates to design, install, and manage these networks.

    The NUST Cisco Networking Academy Offers:

    • Small class sizes to facilitate instructor-student interaction
    • Affordable tuition and fees
    • Cisco Networking Academy approved materials and electronic curriculum
    • Scheduling options that include day, evening or bootcamp classes
    • Simulations, hands-on labs, and gaming—you may get inspired, and you won’t get bored. 


    Extend your reach. No matter what your major, these classes will add to your personal skill set. Our diverse graduate population proves that you don’t have to be a techie to succeed. Join a community. Connect online with Cisco students in 165 countries around the world. Make a difference. Here’s your chance to build expertise that has a real impact. Knowledge is power. Especially useful, marketable knowledge.

    Student Resources

    Current students can access curriculum and resources by logging in to the Cisco Networking Academy.

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