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Capitol Technology University Course Catalog

   
    Apr 21, 2024  
2023-2024 Course Catalog 
  
2023-2024 Course Catalog

Unmanned and Autonomous Systems, M.S.


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The Master of Science in Unmanned and Autonomous Systems (UAS) provides students with the necessary training needed to become a professional in the field. The degree provides a foundation in flight operations, mission planning, special sensors, weapons, surveillance and data collection. Students will develop policy and risk management plans, as well as gain an understanding of aeronautical engineering, technology, and ground control. Students can also become certified Unmanned Aerial Systems Operator and support governmental and commercial employers. A special optional course will prepare students to pass the Federal Aviation Administration Part 107 test to become a commercial UAV Remote Pilot.

All required courses are offered exclusively online in an 8-week asynchronous format.

Student Outcomes

Upon graduation, graduates will be able to

  • Plan the policy and risk management of the major types, groups, and categories of Unmanned and Autonomous Systems.
  • Define all aspects of the Unmanned and Autonomous Systems policies and risk management plans and develop the same.
  • Create appropriate policies and risk management plans for the legal and ethical considerations for specific types of Unmanned and Autonomous Systems.
  • Develop policies and risk management plans for the multiple types of sensors used for data collection aboard Unmanned and Autonomous Systems.
  • Develop policies and risk management plans for the types of detect, sense and avoid systems.
  • Differentiate the various levels of UAS automation and autonomy and associated policies and risk management plans and techniques.
  • Define the proper UAS safety policy, procedures, and risk management.

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