The CISCO Networking Academy program is designed for students who are seeking entry level jobs in the IT industry or hope to fulfill prerequisites to pursue more specialized IT skills. The Routing and Switching curriculum is comprised of four semesters that include Introduction to Networks, Routing & Switching Essentials, Scalling Networks, & Connecting Networks. Students may earn the CCENT (CISCO Certified Entry Network Technician) or CCNA (CISCO Certified Networking Associate) certifications. Students may earn sixteen college credits through the Virginia Community College System and if completed with the Computer Systems Technology course, they will receive a Career Studies Certificate from VHCC. CISCO Networking is a two year program and is available to 10th, 11th, and 12th grade students.