Cisco Networking Academy @ Asbury United Methodist


Cisco Networking Academy identifies and develops the skills people and businesses need to thrive in a digital economy. We work with educators, employers, and technology experts to create courses that prepare students for the future. 


Our curricula help prepare students for industry recognized certifications: 

IT Essentials (1 course) — CompTIA A+ certification

CCNA Routing and Switching (first 2 courses) — CCENT certification

CCNA Routing and Switching (4 courses) — CCNA Routing and Switching certification

CCNA Security (1 course)  — CCNA Security certification

CCNP Routing and Switching (3 courses) — CCNP Routing and Switching certification

NDG Linux Essentials-Linux Essentials Professional Development Certificate (PDC)

NDG LPICI-Linux Server Professional Certification, SUSE Certified Linux Administrator (CLA).

NDG LPICII-Linux Network Professional Certification

 The Networking Academy curriculum is delivered online using a proprietary learning platform in partnership with local learning institutions. Cisco provides the curriculum, learning platform, and support resources. Local learning institutions hire instructors, provide equipment, and enroll students.

  • An engaging, up-to-date curriculum created by experts in technology and instructional design
  • Hands-on labs and online activities for the practical application of learned skills
  • Cisco Packet Tracer a network configuration simulation tool, used for teaching, gaming, and team building
  • Instructor guides, community forums, and professional development support instructors
  • Innovative online assessments include embedded activities, simulations, text questions, and performance-based reviews

Course Types

Our courses help students develop technical mastery and build critical thinking and problem-solving skills needed to succeed. We invest in global research to identify where new jobs are growing and the skills employees need to do them. Click here to view available courses. 

Instructor-led Courses

  • Study with an instructor in a classroom and access expert content online, anytime
  • Practice what you learn on real equipment and using the Cisco Packet Tracer simulation tool
  • Prepare for certification, entry-level jobs, and advanced study

Instructor-led courses include: IT Essentials, CCNA Routing and Switching, CCNA Security, CCNP

Self-paced Courses

  • Take online at any point in your career journey
  • Study at your own pace when it is convenient for you
  • Expand career opportunities with insights and information from experts

Self-paced courses include: Entrepreneurship, Be Your Own Boss, Get Connected, Podcast: Introduction to the Internet of Everything,  .

About Cisco Networking Academy

Cisco Networking Academy is an IT skills and career building program for learning institutions and individuals worldwide. More than 6 million people have joined the Networking Academy and become a force for change in the digital economy since 1997.

Learning Platform

Learn Your Way, Where You Are

The Cisco Networking Academy puts everything you need to deliver a top-quality IT skills and career building program into a single online learning platform.

  • 1 million people log in each month to learn and teach.
  • 20,000 instructors have become certified to teach the Networking Academy curriculum.
  • 155 million exams have been taken online to date in the online learning platform.

Online Learning Platform Features

As new technologies change the way we learn, Cisco Networking Academy is evolving to provide a consistent and engaging experience.

  • Set up and manage courses online, add students and instructors, monitor their success, and customize their experience
  • Enhance instruction and customize courses by embedding content from social media channels
  • Simplify classroom management with discussion boards, multimedia chat, alerts, notifications, blogs, and more
  • Manage the success of your program with data dashboards and reporting
  • Collaborate wherever you are in the world in a global learning community
  • Set yourself up for success with notifications to your phone or email, alerts, and calendars

A community of support

Get Ready To Work

Cisco Networking Academy prepares you for a rewarding career in a connected world. We help you learn what you need to know to do the work you love.

  • Courses: Study the latest networking, security, and cloud technologies and practice what you learn in hands-on labs and using simulation tool.
  • Certification: Prepare for a professional certification, recognized by employers worldwide.
  • Career Pathways: Connect to a global community of employers and alumni to find a job.

 Enroll in a Course

Cisco Networking Academy works with educators and employers worldwide to identify job trends and shape local programs to get you hired. Become a member by taking a course—online or at a local academy.

  1. Find a course that fits your career aspirations and skill level. 
  2. Register at the Asbury United Methodist Community Development Corporation Academy. 
  3. Log-in at and begin your course.


The next wave of innovation will create many opportunities for creative, tech-savvy people everywhere. Whether you’ve always been passionate about technology or just discovered IT, your future starts here.

Asbury United Methodist Church

1213 Pacific Avenue, Atlantic City, NJ 08401, US

(609) 348-1941