Gain the knowledge and skills to operate a remote-controlled
drone and to prepare for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Aeronautical
Knowledge Test to earn an FAA Airman Certificate. This certificate is necessary
to apply for and obtain the Remote Pilot Certificate for commercial or business
drone use. Current Remote Pilot Certification holders can also benefit from the
program to brush up on their knowledge for re-certification.
Drones can be used by:
To earn a Remote Pilot Airman Certificate to work as a Drone
Pilot, you must be 16 years old and pass TSA vetting.
Our curriculum is designed and continuously reviewed by an advisory board of industry experts and business leaders, ensuring the program meets all current skill and knowledge requirements. You can visit our Advisory Boards page to see the list of Business and Accounting Advisory Board members, as well as advisory board members for our other programs.
View the Non Credit Course Schedule for current course offerings. (Not all courses are offered in every schedule.)
Students are prepared to sit for the Aeronautical Knowledge Test which will allow them to obtain the FAA Airman Certificate and obtain the Remote Pilot Certificate.
DAP-159 UAS (Drone) Flight School
*Unless noted, cost does not include any required textbooks, applicable licensing fees, background check fees, testing fees, etc.
**Wages are estimates only and are based on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, which also provides more occupational information.