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Small Unmanned Aerial Systems Technician

at Northland Community and Technical College

Program Details

  • Award: Associate of Applied Science
  • Credits: 60
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.

About this Program

The sUAS A.A.S. will concentrate on the maintenance, repair and operation of the components of small unmanned aerial systems to include: motor controls, sensor technologies, small electronics, computer hardware, Local Area Networks (LAN) understanding the function of data links or the communication/guidance system between vehicle and control interfaces (line of sight), and within UAS. Additionally, students will learn how to properly plan and execute flight operations. Courses are designed to create a skilled sUAS Field Service Technician with a broad understanding of commonly used UAS platforms at the functional level, an in-depth understanding of the components of those systems and the knowledge necessary to conduct safe and efficient flight operations.

Program Locations

  • Northland Community and Technical College, Thief River Falls 56701
  • Roseau City Center 56751
Northland Community and Technical College
1101 Highway 1 E Thief River Falls, MN 56701 Toll-Free: (800) 959-6282 Local: (218) 683-8800 TTY: (800) 627-3529 Email: enroll@northlandcollege.edu

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