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UAS Certificate Program

Vaughn College presents a cutting-edge program that prepares you to become an unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) operator and earn 11 Vaughn College credits while still enrolled in high school.

Learn to fly, build and design drones and prepare for a successful college career.

About the program

This certificate program provides students with a foundation in UAS design, construction and manufacturing, hands-on experience in 3D printing and the knowledge and skills needed to earn the remote pilot certificate for operating a UAS.

Students will experience college-readiness skills, state-of-the-art laboratories and lab exercises, such as designing drone frames, assembling a drone and developing advanced applications. Instruction is provided by top professors at Vaughn who have exceled in their fields, giving you the inside track with key information on career outlook, industry know-how, current trends and skills required for success.

Career opportunities

Graduates of this certificate program will be prepared to obtain positions that require UAS design, manufacturing, application and operations knowledge and skills that are current with today’s industry trends.

Employment opportunities for pilots, engineers and technicians exist across a wide range of industries including real estate, construction, filmmaking, journalism, agriculture, transportation, civil engineering, energy, telecommunications and delivery services.

PROGRAM DETAILS

LEARN MORE ABOUT VAUGHN AND THE PROPEL FORWARD UAS CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

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WHY STUDY AT VAUGHN COLLEGE?

88%
of Vaughn grads–75% in their field–are employed or continue their education within one year.*
In recent years, outside of a pandemic, Vaughn’s outcomes for students typically average more than 95% and have been 99%, 98% and 97% for the three prior years.
RANKED #1 IN UPWARD
MOBILITY
NATIONWIDE
U.S. News & World Report: 2022 Best Regional Colleges (North) TOP REGIONAL COLLEGE
IN THE NORTH
U.S. News & World Report: 2022 Top College for Social Mobility TOP COLLEGE FOR
SOCIAL MOBILITY
STUDENT/FACULTY RATIO: 13 STUDENTS 1 FACULTY
MORE THAN 90% OF STUDENTS RECEIVE
FINANCIAL AID

ARE YOU READY ACCELERATE YOUR FUTURE?

  1. Submit your application and tell us why this program interests you and why you’d like to be a part of it. Please also include with your application via email to the following:
    • An official high school transcript
    • A signed and dated letter of recommendation from a mathematics or science instructor addressing your dedication and commitment to learning and your ability to succeed in a STEM discipline
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