About This Degree

USU Eastern is offering students in Price, Utah, the chance to develop industry-specific skills and gain hands-on experience with a Drones Certificate-Certificate of Completion. Students can expect to become a certificated commercial remote pilot, build their own drones, and gain experience in a variety of different professional settings. Students develop a working knowledge of the design, maintenance, and control of unmanned aerial systems (drones), while learning how UAS skills are applied in a variety of careers and professional fields.

Requirements and Details

  • Completion of the certificate earns 30 credits applicable to a degree
  • Certificate is completed between a single Fall and Spring semester
  • Tuition and fees include up to four drones, including student-designed drones
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA to begin and complete certificate program
  • Entry to the program is possible only during the Fall semester
  • Certificate is only available at USU Eastern in Price, UT

View Potential Careers

Possible Careers with UAS Certificate:

  • Drone Operations
  • Programming
  • Drone Design
  • Surveying
  • Photography

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Online classes are not available to USU F-1 and J-1 sponsored students. International students sponsored by USU on a F-1 visa can study at Logan or Price campus and must register for face-to-face classes. International students sponsored by USU on a J-1 visa can study at Logan campus and must register for face-to-face classes.