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UAS Entrepreneurship UASENT.S.CRT

One-year Technical Certificate - 33 Credit Hours

Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
Department: Aviation Technology
Effective as of Fall 2021

What is the program about?

This certificate integrates technical Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) curriculum with business and entrepreneurship courses. There is a need in the Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) industry for entrepreneurial technicians who have the knowledge and skills to apply advanced technology and intellectual property (IP) in a variety of high-tech applications. Related to UAS, this includes aircraft, sensors, avionics, software, data analytics, and other advanced technologies.

Program Outcomes

  • Demonstrate creation of an organizational strategy and application of management tools for financial activities and business operations in support of a UAS related product of service.
  • Assess appropriate UAS related technologies for an identified product or service and determine the best means for implementation and use.
  • Develop a marketing approach for UAS related products or services.

Career Opportunities

There are many opportunities in the Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) industry, both for those seeking to develop their own business or those hired as employees of an existing firm. In either case, the application of entrepreneurial knowledge and best practices, complimented by technical knowledge, is required in a competitive UAS industry that is driven by rapid advances in technology and applications. Students completing this certificate will be prepared for success as they seek to establish and grow their own ventures or support an established organization.


Course Title Credits
AVT 1101 Introduction to Unmanned Aerial Systems 2
AVT 1104 UAS Standards, Regulations & Law 1
AVT 1115 Introduction to UAS Entrepreneurship 2
AVT 2115 UAS Entrepreneurship Capstone 2
AVT 2150 Crew Resource Management for UAS 1
EET 1121 UAS Remote Sensing & Analysis 1
EET 1158 Aerospace Spatial Visualization 2
ENG 1101 English Composition I 3
ENT 2140 Small Business Finance 3
ENT 2160 Business Plan Development 3
LAW 1101 Business Law 3
MAN 1107 Foundations of Business 3
MAT 1470 College Algebra 3
MET 1131 Personal Computer Applications for Engineering Technology 1
MRK 2220 Small Business Marketing 3
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Program Accreditation Information

The UAS Entrepreneurship one-year certificate will be incorporated into the UAS associate of applied science (AAS) and UAS bachelor of applied science (BAS), both of which are approved and accredited degree programs.

This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances.