Program Director: Scott Gore· Phone: 410-386-8467 · Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Prepare for an exciting career as a Commercial Drone Pilot. This program provides students with both the theoretical knowledge and practical skill necessary to safely operate a small-unmanned aircraft system (sUAS) within the National Airspace System.
This Associate of Applied Science degree in Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems prepares students for employment or advancement in careers such as sUAS Pilot, Data Analyst, Drone Data Specialist, sUAS (Drone) Manager and Drone Technician. The coursework applies this emerging technology across a broad spectrum of industrial applications, including construction, energy, utilities, agriculture, infrastructure, mining, public safety, surveying, mapping, real estate, photography and videography.
The coursework focuses on safe sUAS operation for aerial video production, the collection and processing of aerial and geospatial data, as well as piloting and flight requirements. As part of this program, students will prepare to earn their FAA Remote Pilot in Command Certificate. Some coursework may require fieldwork and flight laboratories.