Academic Program Proposal

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Capitol Technology University
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Master of ScienceUnmanned and Autonomous Systems Policy and Risk Management 12/14/2017
Unmanned and Autonomous Systems Policy and Risk Management Program Description
The Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Unmanned and Autonomous Systems (UAS) Policy and Risk Management provides the student with the necessary knowledge and training to become a professional in the diverse field of Unmanned and Autonomous Systems. The degree provides a firm foundation in Unmanned and Autonomous Systems policy, risk management, flight operations, mission planning, special sensors, weapons, surveillance and data collection, aeronautical engineering, aeronautical technologies and ground control. Students will develop policy and risk management plans for Unmanned and Autonomous Systems. Students of the program will also be able to become a certified Unmanned Aerial Systems Operator and gain the knowledge and skills to support governmental and commercial employers. A special optional course will prepare students to pass the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Part 107 test to become a Commercial UAV Pilot and Sport Pilot.