Drone Operations Certificate

Looking to enhance your program with an additional skill-set using current technology? The Drone Operations Certificate program will give you strong foundational knowledge and practical training.

The coursework and labs will provide you with a professional advantage by allowing you to distinguish yourself via your experience with drone use for environmental or film applications. After taking the 100-level class, you will need to earn an FAA Remote Pilot license. This will allow you to borrow and use professional-level drones in the upper-level courses. Drone flight pilot practice is required to complete assignments in upper-level courses. This interdisciplinary program will give you essential skills applicable to your major to ultimately enhance your resume and employability upon graduation.

Note: This certificate is only open to current Suffolk bachelor's degree students.

Real World Applications

Suffolk students are developing research projects to make positive impacts and change several industries using drones.

Learn more about how drones are being used to examine climate change.

Courses & Requirements

Learn more about the classes, requirements, and different options available to complete the program.