Unmanned Aerial Systems


The Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) concentration offers a 2-year Associates of Applied Science degree plus industry and government certifications. This program prepares students for careers as operators and/or coordinators of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV), also known as “drones.”

  • Hands on operation of fixed-wing and rotary aircraft
  • Full-scale simulator software/hardware systems
  • From basic stages to the advanced stages
  • Launch and recovery techniques, and, autopilot operation
  • Construction and repair of UAVs
  • Risk awareness
  • Data links and sensors

Commercial applications

  • Aerial photography: agriculture, surveying, mapping
  • Monitoring: ecological, livestock
  • Inspection: towers, buildings, real estate

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For a complete list of courses, please see our college catalog.


Jay Eads
UAS Instructor
P: 601-857-3301

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