Unmanned Aircraft Systems Certificate

Contact: CAFNRM Office
Phone: (808) 932-7341
Email: awc8@hawaii.edu
Program Website: https://hilo.hawaii.edu/depts/aeronautics/

This Certificate in Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) is offered to all who meet the enrollment requirements for UH Hilo. Students will gain a broad understanding of unmanned aircraft types and purposes, their peripheral systems, preflight planning, and the legal guidance for operating them in a non-hobby capacity in the National Aerospace System of the United States of America. Graduates of the UAS certificate program will possess a skillset valuable in the unmanned aerial data collection field.

Certificate Requirements (21 Credits):

  • AERS 152 Introduction to UAS (3)
  • AERS 354 UAS Robotics (3)
  • GEOG 201 Interp Geog Data (3)
  • AERS 352 UAS Mission Plans & Simulation (3)
  • AERS 452 UAS Flight (3)
  • GEOG 470 Remote Sensing/Air Photo (3)
  • GEOG 480 Geog Info Sys & Visualization (3)