Provides the knowledge and hands-on skills required to install, troubleshoot, and monitor Cisco security network devices. Students who complete this course will be prepared to sit for the Cisco Certified Networking Associate (CCNA) Security Certification exam which is a stepping stone for job roles such as network security specialist and network security administrator. CCNA Security certification is a prerequisite for becoming a Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP).


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For questions regarding this course, contact the instructor or COD Online support.

Credit Hours

3 credit hours (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)


Computer and Internetworking Technologies 1122 with a grade of C or better or equivalent or CCNA Certification or consent of instructor.

Technical Requirements

Students must have regular access to the Internet and a computer. Courses are administered through Blackboard, so students will also need a compatible OS and browser. A list of recommended software can be found here.