This program is fully contained in the Commercial Unmanned Aerial Systems, AAS degree
Total Program Credits: 25
Estimated Program Length: Four terms
Offered by the Aviation Academy
Career Pathway Certificate of Completion Requirements
Program Coordinator Walter (Sean) Parrish - Chief Flight Instructor
Dean Lynn Nakamura
Purpose To prepare students for successful careers in Geographic Information Science in Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS).
Learning Outcomes The student who successfully completes all Geographic Information Science UAS requirements will have:
- Graduated with an extensive knowledge of the National Airspace System and the integration of Unmanned Aerial Systems within it.
- Knowledge and experience with hobby grade and advanced commercial sensors and equipment.
- Ability to work within a crew/team environment.
- Knowledge to safely pilot multi-copters in normal and emergency flight operations.
- Ability to properly plan and execute commercial missions unsupervised.
Licensing & Certification Commercial FAA Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Part 107 license, Pix4D certification.
Admission Information For information, go to https://www.lanecc.edu/aviationacademy/commercial-unmannedaerial-systems
Contact: Walter (Sean) Parrish, Chief Flight Instructor: (541) 463-4323, ParrishW@lanecc.edu
Advising Contact Claudia Riumallo and Rudy Tyburczy at email@example.com Advisor drop-in hours are updated weekly at: www.lanecc.edu/advtech/counselor-and-advisor-drop-hours
Cooperative Education (Co-op) Co-op offers students college credit and a grade for on-the-job experience related to their educational and career goals. Through Coop, students connect theory and practice, develop skills, expand career knowledge, and make contacts for the future. Work schedules and work sites vary. Contact Chuck Fike, Flight Technology Co-op Coordinator, Bldg. 19, Rm. 231, 541.463.5078, firstname.lastname@example.org
Job Openings and Wages Projected through 2022
Career Pathways Roadmap
The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International, projected more than 100,000 new jobs in unmanned aircraft by 2025, in the United States.
Small (inside continental United States) photography business: $20,000-$80,000 average salary. +$100,000 if they own their own company. Mid-level platform performing beyond visual line of site outside the continental United States operations and complex missions. $60,000-100,000 average salary. Fly large-scale Unmanned Aerial Vehicle: +$100,000 salary if deployed.
Estimated Program Cost
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*Course fees may change during the year. See the online credit class schedule for fees assigned to courses.
- Prerequisites are required for some courses. See Courses .