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.
Minors and Associates
This two-year technical program, leading to an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree, emphasizes aircraft repair and maintenance. FAA regulations require students to earn a 70% or higher score to pass each course.
Students develop a working knowledge of design, maintenance, control of unmanned aerial systems and learn how small UAS skills can enhance other majors and careers.
This emphasis prepares students for a variety of aviation careers, including airport management, finance, Fixed Based Operator staff and working for business and corporate aviation.
The aviation technology - maintenance management major prepares students for entry-level positions in management and maintenance programs within the airline industry, corporate aviation, and general aviation.
This emphasis focuses on receiving flight training in fixed wing aircraft. Students will train in Diamond DA-40’s and DA-42’s, Piper Arrows, and a Cessna 152. Students will also spend time training in a Red Bird simulator, and a CRJ-700 simulator.
This emphasis focuses on receiving flight training in rotorcraft. Students will train in R22 Beta II, R44 Raven II, and a flight training simulator. Possible career paths could include scenic tours, EMS, aerial firefighting, wildlife study, and more.
This emphasis introduces the rules, regulations and certification to become a Commercial Remote Pilot, with practical design, build and flight labs. Students will learn to fly course drones and gain experience in aerial photography.
Graduates will gain skills that will help them in their profession, can expect increased earnings, and will possess the credentials to explore new career opportunities in any aviation field.