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Online Professional Program in Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems
Course Dates & Locations
Online: October 2019
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Gain an in-depth understanding of small unmanned aircraft system (sUAS; under 55 pounds) operations, regulations, planning principles, and support considerations. Students are introduced to typical operational methods, applicable federal regulations and guidance, methods to locate updated information, planning and risk management strategies, factors affecting use across multiple industries, and support considerations, including training and insurance. This course provides an opportunity for students to apply what they have learned to effectively plan and support an example sUAS operation, in compliance of federal legal requirements. Students will gain exposure and experience addressing common challenges, analyzing options, and determining feasibility of plans.
Because Unmanned Aircraft Systems are rapidly transforming a wide range of industries and recreational activities, anyone interested in the use of UAS can benefit from this course. Individuals from industries with interest in using or learning more about UAS include:
After completing this course, you should be able to demonstrate a comprehensive and broad-based understanding of:
College of Aeronautics
Dr. Brent Terwilliger is the Program Chair for the M.S. in Unmanned Systems degree at Worldwide and has experience working more than a decade in defense contracting.
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