Cisco: Professional Level


Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP®) validates advanced knowledge of network design concepts and principles.
Prerequisites: Valid Cisco CCDA and CCNA certifications or a Cisco CCIE certification in any track
Exams: 642-902 ROUTE
642-813 SWITCH


Cisco Certified Internetwork Professional (CCIP®) validates advanced knowledge and skills required to manage service provider infrastructures.
Prerequisites: Valid CCNA or any CCIE Certification
Exams: 642-902 ROUTE
642-642 QOS
642-661 BGP
642-611 MPLS

642-902 ROUTE
642-642 QOS
642-691 BGP+MPLS


Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP®) validates the ability to plan, implement, verify and troubleshoot local and wide-area enterprise networks and work collaboratively with specialists on advanced security, voice, wireless and video solutions.
Prerequisites: Valid CCNA certification or any CCIE Certification

Exams: 642-902 ROUTE
642-813 SWITCH
642-832 TSHOOT

CCNP Security

CCNP Security certification program is aligned specifically to the job role of the Cisco Network Security Engineer responsible for Security in Routers, Switches, Networking devices and appliances, as well as choosing, deploying, supporting and troubleshooting Firewalls, VPNS, and IDS/IPS solutions for their networking environments.

Prerequisites: Valid CCNA Security certification, or Valid CCSP certification, or Valid CCNA certification plus SND exam pass

Exams: 642-637 SECURE v1.0
642-618 FIREWALL v2.0
642-648 VPN v2.0
642-627 IPS v7.0

CCNP Service Provider Operations

The Cisco Certified Network Professional in Service Provider Operations (CCNP SP Operations) validates knowledge and skills required (of a Tier II or Tier III support engineer) to troubleshoot and maintain service provider IP NGN core (PE-PE and PE-CE) network infrastructures. 
Prerequisites: Valid CCNA Service Provider Operations, or any CCIE Certification,

Exams: 642-770 OFCN
642-775 MSPRP
642-780 MSPVM
642-785 MSPQS

CCNP Voice

Cisco Certified Network Professional CCNP Voice validates advance knowledge and skills required to integrate into underlying network architectures.
Prerequisites: CCNA Voice or any CCIE Certification can act as a prerequisite.

Exams: 642-437 CVOICE v8.0
642-447 CIPT1 v8.0
642-457 CIPT2 v8.0
642-427 TVOICE v8.0
642-467 CAPPS v8.0

CCNP Wireless

CCNP Wireless certification addresses the need for designing, implementing, and operating Cisco Wireless networks and mobility infrastructures. 

Prerequisites: Valid CCNA Wireless Certification or any CCIE Certification
Exams: 642-732 CUWSS
642-742 IUWVN
642-747 IUWMS
642-737 IAUWS