Become the next Certification Success Story

They did it, now it’s your turn.

Meet the professionals who connect, secure, and automate the world

Cisco training and certifications launched a generation of IT careers. Learn how these IT professionals navigated their careers and met their learning goals.

Stand out with Cisco certifications

Cisco certifications empower you to become the IT professional employers seek. By earning and maintaining certifications, you prove that you have the knowledge, aptitude, and lifelong learning mentality that puts you ahead of the competition.


99% of organizations surveyed use technical certifications to make hiring decisions.1


91% of employers believe IT certifications are a reliable predictor of a successful employee.2


81% of employers associate IT certification holders with increased quality and value of work contribution.3

Find your certification path

Fuel your career forward with entry, associate, specialist, professional, and expert certifications. Whether you’re looking to build your foundation in IT networking or advance your knowledge in a specific technology area, Cisco certifications allow you to control where you start and how you learn.

Join the Cisco Learning Network

Access valuable resources, attend webinars, and participate in discussions. Specific to each certification track, our Communities provide a gathering place where you can ask your questions, share ideas, and navigate your learning journey with support from your peers.

Kick off your Associate-level goals with Certification Guides

Fast access to the top training and certification resources

Key terms and definitions

Helpful hints on how to request training and exam reimbursement

Extra tips to plan and prepare for certification success