The Cisco Certified Design Professional certification is for Senior Network Design Engineers, Principle System Engineers, Network/Solution Architects and CCDA professionals wanting to build on their fundamental Cisco network design expertise. The CCDP certification program focuses on advanced addressing and routing protocols, WANs, services virtualization, and integration strategies for multi-layered Enterprise architectures.

A valid Cisco CCDA and CCNA Routing and Switching certifications or any Cisco CCIE certification can act as a prerequisite.  The three (3) required exams for the CCDP certification are 300-101, 300-115 and 300-320.




  • any CCIE certification

Recommended Training & Exams

ROUTE: Implementing Cisco IP Routing v2.0 300-101
SWITCH: Implementing Cisco IP Switched Networks v2.0 300-115
ARCH: Designing Cisco Network Service Architectures v3.0 300-320