Unmanned Aerial Systems
UAS (unmanned aerial systems) will have wide use in fields including remote sensing of the atmosphere and ground, disaster response, weather forecasting, scientific research, agricultural survey of crops, soils, and livestock, crop dusting, wildfire surveillance, wildlife surveys, power line and pipeline survey, industrial security, oil, gas, and mineral exploration, payload transport, search and rescue as well as aerial photography for fields like real estate, construction, film and entertainment industry, and accident investigation.
Graduates will learn the basics to operate, test, calibrate and maintain small unmanned systems as well as collect and analyze imagery data taken from a variety of sensors.
- Program begins in August
- Typical classroom hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
- Unmanned Aerial Systems Basic Technical Certificate (1 year)
- Unmanned Aerial Systems Intermediate Technical Certificate (1.5 years)
- Unmanned Aerial Systems Associate of Applied Science (2 years)
- Bachelor of Applied Science (4+ years)
- Engineering and surveying companies
- Local, state, and federal government agencies
|SAT||English: 360||Math: 460|
|rSAT||English: 360||Math: 500|
|ACT||English: 14||Math: 19|
|COMPASS||Writing: 55||Algebra: 45|
Cost of Attendance
Fees apply to the current Idaho State University fee schedule which includes mandatory student health insurance. Students with existing health insurance coverage may waive student health insurance. Waivers are available at http://www.isu.edu/stuhlth/insurance/.
Paying for College
You may apply for financial aid, scholarships, grants, and loans to help finance your college education. When you pay registration fees, you are a student of Idaho State University with the privileges and responsibilities of a college student.