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About

Develop the knowledge and skills you need to succeed in the expanding unmanned aerial system industry with Aeronautics (Unmanned Aerial Systems) at Liberty University.

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Overview

Through the Aeronautics (Unmanned Aerial Systems) at Liberty University  at Liberty University, you’ll become a professional unmanned aerial system operator by earning a Private Pilot certificate and an Instrument Flight rating. Learn to operate small unmanned aerial vehicles safely and ethically.

Key facts:

With this degree program, you may also have the opportunity to earn a full industry certification on the medium-sized Aerosonde vehicle (U.S. citizens only). You may also have the opportunity to become a UAS instructor. 

This exciting opportunity to fly and become fully certified on the Aerosonde is available to you through a partnership with a UAS industry leader.

UAS companies are seeking operators who have aviation knowledge and skills. They are also looking for people and who have the character, values, and professionalism needed to lead in the industry.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Small UAS Flight 
  • UAS Avionics & Powerplants 
  • Medium UAS Ground & Flight

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International students: We recommend that you apply at least three months before the semester in which you plan to attend begins.

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

Admission decisions are competitive and are based primarily on the following factors:

  • Cumulative (unweighted) GPA from high school or college
  • GED scores (if applicable)
  • Consistency and trends of grades
  • Results from the SAT, ACT, or CLT
  • Essay submission
50% of admitted students come from within the following mid-ranges:
  • High School GPA: 3.15-3.83
  • SAT (ERW* and math only): 1020-1220
  • ACT composite: 20-27

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23800 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    23800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23800 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Lynchburg

942 - 1540 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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