Florida International University has received approximately $2 million from the U.S. Department of Labor to launch the Cybersecurity Apprenticeship Program (Cyber-CAP).

The program is aimed at giving learners the necessary technical skills, on-the-job training and overall preparation to obtain industry credentials. The goal of the apprenticeship is to graduate well-rounded learners with related skills and credentials they need to work in the cybersecurity industry. Learners will include university students, those with degrees in other fields and others who may not have a bachelor’s degree.

The program will leverage public and private partnerships for training opportunities.

Read more at FIU News.