Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Certificate of Proficiency Program

Did You Know?

  • You can learn to collect and analyze UAV data in 2 semesters with Palomar’s Certificate in UAV Technology.
  • UAV or drones are most heavily used in the agricultural and public safety sectors.
  • According to the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International, the UAV industry is expected to create more than 100,000 jobs and provide more than $82 billion in economic impact.
  • Look at this list of organizations that attended the 2015 Commercial UAV Expo to get a sense of current UAV industry users.

Our Program

5 classes, 2 semesters, 14 units, $46 per unit

(click on a course title for the official outline for each course)

  1. GCIP 168 Digital Imaging with Drones
  2. GCIP 268 Digital Imaging with Drones II
  3. GEOG 110 Meteorology: Weather and Climate
  4. GEOG 120 Digital Earth: An Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
  5. GEOG 140: Introduction to Remote Sensing