Welcome to the North Dakota Citizens Skills for All Resource Page

Designed for learner success, Skills for All provides free, quality, self-paced online learning aligned to industry jobs and connects learners to in-demand entry-level IT jobs, industry certifications, and valuable career resources. Skills for All from Cisco Networking Academy gives learners everywhere — from all backgrounds and experiences — a pathway to a career in technology.


The basic entry level courses to begin exploring Computer Science and Cybersecurity.

Packet Tracer

Practice networking, IoT, and cybersecurity skills with Cisco Packet Tracer, a powerful simulation and visualization tool. Enroll in Getting Started with Cisco Packet Tracer to download the latest version of the Packet Tracer.

Professional Skills 

Cultivate communication, collaboration, and adaptability to stand out in the job market and accelerate your career. 

Data Science

Programming Languages

Programming Languages Certifications

Digital Essentials

More in-depth course content to begin possible career exploration.

Network Technician Career Path

Networks keep the digital world connected. Learn how networks work and gain employable skills to start your tech career.

Junior Cybersecurity Analyst Pathway

Cyber attacks increase with every digital connection made around the world. Learn how to protect and defend an organization and gain employable skills to start your cyber career.


Explore the ND Start Engineering Cybersecurity Career Guide to learn more about the Cybersecurity landscape and opportunities for your future.

Thank you to our Cisco Network Academies in North Dakota who support the efforts of this Cisco Skills for All Citizens Initiative:

  1. Bismarck Career Academy
  2. Bismarck State College
  3. Fargo South High School
  4. Grand Forks Public Schools
  5. Grand Forks Red River
  6. Hankinson Public School
  7. Lake Region State College/Lake Area Vo-Tech
  8. Minot Public Schools
  9. New Rockford-Sheyenne School District #2
  10. New Salem-Almont High School
  1. North Dakota Career and Technical Education
  2. NDIT-EduTech
  3. North Dakota State College of Science
  4. Sheyenne Valley Area CTC
  5. Sitting Bull College
  6. Turtle Mountain Community College
  7. University of Mary
  8. West Fargo Public Schools
  9. Williston State College
  10. United Tribes Technical College