Unmanned Aerial Systems
Earn Your FAA Private Pilot License With an Instrument Rating
The Liberty University School of Aeronautics (LUSOA) builds a foundation in flight, mechanics, and unmanned operations. In this aviation department, you will have the opportunity to operate the DJI Mavic Pro multi-rotor Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) – as well as various others for small UAV certification. You will also train and become certified on the Aerosonde medium UAV through Textra Systems as both a Crew Chief and an Operator.* As a student at Liberty, you have the opportunity to be employed as a UAV instructor upon completion of the UAV course. You can also train and become certified on the Aerosonde medium UAV through Textron Systems as both a Crew Chief and an Operator.*
*Certification in Medium-Sized UAS limited to US Citizens Only.
Residential Unmanned Aerial Systems Degrees
B.S. in Unmanned Aircraft Operations
B.S. in Aviation Maintenance: Unmanned Aerial Systems
Learn how to operate these machines safely and efficiently with your B.S. in Unmanned Aircraft Operations degree. You will study for your certifications while learning from quality, Christ-focused faculty & staff. This degree also opens up the opportunity to become a flight instructor.
With various certifications and technical training, the B.S. in Aviation Maintenance: Unmanned Aerial Systems degree gives you the skills necessary to work for UAS industries. Find your passion and learn from talented men and women who excel in maintenance and flight training.