Program specifics about earning a Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems Technician A.A.S. Degree at Northland.
The sUAS A.A.S. will concentrate on the maintenance, repair and operation of the components of small unmanned aircraft systems to include: motor controls, sensor technologies, small electronics, computer hardware, Local Area Networks (LAN) understanding the function of data links or the communication/guidance system between vehicle and control interfaces (line of sight), and within UAS. Additionally, students will learn how to properly plan and execute flight operations. Courses are designed to create a skilled sUAS Field Service Technician with a broad understanding of commonly used UAS platforms at the functional level, an in-depth understanding of the components of those systems and the knowledge necessary to conduct safe and efficient flight operations.