Cisco Networking

GateWay Community College has been honored as a Cisco Regional Networking Academy since 2001. Our program is constantly working to provide you with the most hands-on environment available. Our students have the opportunity to rack, cable and configure the Cisco routers and switches in our lab environment, learning how to build a network from the ground up.
Training is available in networking design, security and support. Work is found in areas with a focus on:

  • Network design, installation and maintenance;
  • Configuration, using techniques to increase available bandwidth, improve response times, and enhance reliability and quality of service;
  • Configuration, using techniques to maximize performance and improve network security;
  • Global intranet design and configuration.

Degrees & Certificates

Employment Outlook

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Accreditation is a process used to measure and certify the credibility and quality of services offered by an organization.

GateWay is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Why should you choose an accredited school?
Although many schools offer seemingly similar degree and certification options, not all schools are accredited. In many instances, accreditation of the degree or program you complete may be required in order to become certified to work in the field.


CNT Program Director

Phone: 602-286-8587
Building: Administrative - Faculty Wing
Room: AF116