Academic Program Proposal

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Capitol Technology University
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Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)Unmanned Systems Application (Online)4/5/2018Recommended4/27/2018
Unmanned Systems Application (Online) Program Description
students with the necessary knowledge and training to become professionals in the diverse field of Unmanned and Autonomous Systems. The degree expounds upon the foundational knowledge previously acquired and will develop the skillset needed for the advancement as leaders in the field. <br> <br>Academic studies include working with a research committee from CTU, conducting independent research, and producing written work worthy of publication. In addition, technology and areas of legal, political, ethical, and social dimensions of the field will be added to their research.&nbsp; The doctoral program includes two options for completion: dissertation and publication. <br> <br>The Ph.D. in Unmanned Systems Applications degree will be offered in the online format using Adobe Connect and Canvas and will provide interaction with faculty and students in a high-level learning experience. The curriculum provides the doctoral student with the necessary learning tools to be successful in both business and government environments. <br> <br>Upon completion of the program, students will be able to: Produce comprehensive research at the highest level; demonstrate a mastery of unmanned systems; Apply in-depth knowledge of research designs; Demonstrate a mastery of the understanding and ability to evaluate environmental impacts of technological solutions; Master statistical methods and data visualization techniques. <br>