Drone - CC

College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences

About This Certificate

USU Eastern is offering students in Price, Utah, the chance to develop industry-specific skills and gain hands-on experience with a Drones Certificate-Certificate of Completion. Students can expect to become a certificated commercial remote pilot, build their own drones, and gain experience in a variety of different professional settings.

What You Will Learn

Students develop a working knowledge of the design, maintenance, and control of unmanned aerial systems (drones), while learning how UAS skills are applied in a variety of careers and professional fields.


CC: Price (USU Eastern)

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Career And Outcomes

Career Opportunities

Possible Careers with UAS Certificate:

  • Drone Operations
  • Programming
  • Drone Design
  • Surveying
  • Photography

Job Outlook


Danyan Powell

Email: danyan.powell@usu.edu
Office: One Stop 111, Price campus
Phone: 435-613-5351

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Admission Requirements

In addition to Utah State University’s admissions requirements, UAS Certificate program has additional requirements:

  • Freshmen: New freshmen admitted to USU in good standing qualify for admission to this major.
  • Transfer students: Students transferring from other institutions and students transferring from other USU majors must have a minimum overall GPA of 2.5 to be accepted into the major.

Students must maintain a 2.5 GPA to enter and graduate from the UAS Certificate.

International students have additional admissions requirements.

Program Requirements

  • Completion of the certificate earns 30 credits applicable to a degree
  • Certificate is completed between a single Fall and Spring semester
  • Tuition and fees include up to four drones, including student-designed drones
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA to begin and complete certificate program
  • Entry to the program is possible only during the Fall semester
  • Certificate is only available at USU Eastern in Price, UT

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