Cisco Networking Academy is a global education program that teaches students how to design, build, troubleshoot, and secure computer networks for increased access to career and economic opportunities in communities around the world.
Launched in 1997, Cisco Networking Academy has spread to more than 160 countries worldwide. Globally consistent and locally relevant, Networking Academy has educated over 2 million students since its inception. These students are diverse in their socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds, ages, educational settings, cultures, and languages. Academies are located in high schools, technical schools, colleges, universities, and community-based organizations.