BIG RAPIDS, Mich. (Michigan News Source) – Ferris State University is taking steps to fill the demand for cybersecurity workers.

Ferris State is partnering with the National Security Agency (NSA) to help prepare students for careers in space cybersecurity, data analytics, database management and artificial intelligence.

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It is a five-year partnership to boost the university’s STEM programming and develop the talent and tools for protecting national security.

The Big Rapids-based university is just one of two schools in the country partnering with the NSA.