There are many colleges, universities, and other organizations in the United States that offer a wide range of UAV training. Set forth below is a list of colleges and other organizations with a brief description of the courses, degrees, and certificates offered by them:
List of Colleges/Universities
Location: Troy, Alabama
Courses/Degrees/Certificates: Troy offers an Aviation Operations Minor in Unmanned Aerial Systems that is part of the Bachelor of Applied Science in Resource and Technology Management–Aviation Operations.
Website URL: https://www.troy.edu/
Cochise College Aviation
Location: Douglas, Arizona
Courses/Degrees/Certificates: Cochise offers an Unmanned Aircraft Systems and Operations–Associate of Applied Science Degree, an Unmanned Aircraft Systems Technician–Associate of Applied Science Degree and an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Flight Operator–Associate of Applied Science Degree.
Website URL: https://www.cochise.edu/
University of Arkansas – Fort Smith
Location: Fort Smith, Arkansas
Courses/Degrees/Certificates: UAFS offers an Associate Degree in Unmanned Aerial Systems.
Website URL: https://uafs.edu
Location: San Marcos, California
Courses/Degrees/Certificates: Palomar College offers a Certificate or an Associate’s Degree in GIS. Students can then go on to obtain either a B.S. or B.A. degree in Geography by taking online courses at Marshall University (a public research university) to finish their bachelor’s degree in year 3 and 4.
Website URL: https://www.palomar.edu/gis/uav/
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Location: Daytona Beach, Florida (also Prescott, Arizona Campus, Worldwide Campus and Online Campus)
Courses/Degrees/Certificates: Emory offers a BS Degree in Unmanned Aircraft Systems, a BS degree in Unmanned Aircraft Systems Science, a BS degree in Unmanned Systems Applications, a Master’s in Unmanned & Autonomous Systems Engineering and a Master’s in Unmanned Systems.
Website URL: https://erau.edu/
Florida State University
Location: Tallahassee, Florida
Courses/Degrees/Certificates: FSU offers a Certificate Program in the Application of Unmanned Aircraft Systems.
Website URL: https://www.fsu.edu/
Location: Romeoville, Illinois
Courses/Degrees/Certificates: Lewis offers a Bachelor of Science in Unmanned Aircraft Systems.
Website URL: https://www.isu.edu/
Idaho State University
Location: Pocatello, Idaho
Courses/Degrees/Certificates: ISU offers an Unmanned Aerial Systems Basic Technical Certificate, an Unmanned Aerial Systems Intermediate Technical Certificate and an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Unmanned Aerial Systems.
Website URL: https://www.lewisu.edu/
Indiana State University
Location: Terre Haute, Indiana
Courses/Degrees/Certificates: ISU offers a B.S. Unmanned Systems degree and a Minor program in Unmanned (Aerial) Systems.
Website URL: https://www.indstate.edu/
Kansas State University / Kansas State Polytechnic
Location: Salina, Kansas
Courses/Degrees/Certificates: KSU offers a Bachelor Degree in Unmanned Aircraft Systems.
Website URL: https://www.salina.k-state.edu/
University of Louisiana
Location: Monroe, Louisiana
Courses/Degrees/Certificates: ULM offers a Bachelor of Science Degree in Unmanned Aircraft Systems Management.
Website URL: https://www.ulm.edu/
Community College of Baltimore County
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Courses/Degrees/Certificates: CCBC offers a Professional Pilot – Unmanned Aircraft Systems, Associate of Applied Science Degree.
Website URL: https//www.ccbcmd.edu/aviation/
Northwestern Michigan College
Location: Traverse City, Michigan
Courses/Degrees/Certificates: NMC offers an Associate of Applied Science in Engineering degree with UAS Specialization and an Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Certification program.
Website URL: https://www.nmc.edu/
Northland Community & Technical College
Location: Thief River Falls, Minnesota
Courses/Degrees/Certificates: NCTC offers a Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems Technician A.A.S. degree, a Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems Field Service Tech diploma, a UAS & Geospatial Applications certificate and an Unmanned Aircraft Systems Maintenance Technician certificate.
Website URL: www.northlandcollege.edu/
Hinds Community College
Location: Raymond, Mississippi
Courses/Degrees/Certificates: HCC offers an Unmanned Aircraft Systems Program leading to an Associates of Applied Science Degree.
Website URL: https://www.hindscc.edu/
University of Nevada, Reno
Location: Reno, Nevada
Courses/Degrees/Certificates: UNR offers a Minor in Unmanned Autonomous Systems.
Website URL: https://www.unr.edu/
Mohawk Valley Community College
Location: Utica, New York
Courses/Degrees/Certificates: MVCC offers a Non-credit Training Program for Small Unmanned Aerial Systems.
Website URL: https://www.mvcc.edu/
University of North Dakota
Location: Grand Forks, North Dakota
Courses/Degrees/Certificates: UND offers a Bachelor of Science Degree in Aeronautics with a Major in Unmanned Aircraft Systems Operations.
Website URL: https://und.edu/
Sinclair UAS Training and Certification Center (Sinclair Community College)
Location: Dayton, Ohio
Courses/Degrees/Certificates: Sinclair offers an Associate of Applied Science in Unmanned Aerial Systems degree program.
Oklahoma State University
Location: Stillwater, Oklahoma
Courses/Degrees/Certificates: OSU offers a UAS Option for Masters of Science and PhD degrees in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.
Website URL: https://unmanned.okstate.edu/
Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology
Location: Tulsa, Oklahoma
Courses/Degrees/Certificates: Spartan offers an Aviation Electronic Technology (AET) Associate’s Degree.
Website URL: https://www.spartan.edu/
Central Oregon Community College
Location: Bend, Oregon
Courses/Degrees/Certificates: COCC offers an Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Operations Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Degree.
Website URL: https://www.cocc.edu/
Middle Tennessee State University
Location: Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Courses/Degrees/Certificates: MTSU offers a BS Degree in Aerospace with a Concentration in Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS).
Website URL: https://www.mtsu.edu/
Location: Longview, Texas
Courses/Degrees/Certificates: LeTourneau offers an AS or BS Degree in Unmanned Aircraft Systems.
Website URL: https://www.letu.edu/
Location: Lynchburg, Virginia
Courses/Degrees/Certificates: Liberty offers a BS Degree in Aviation Maintenance: Unmanned Aerial Systems.
Website URL: https://www.liberty.edu/
Green River College
Location: Auburn, Washington
Courses/Degrees/Certificates: GRC offers a Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) in Aeronautical Science and an Associate in Aviation Technology – Unmanned Aerial Systems (AAS).
Website URL: https://www.greenriver.edu/