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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

EdTech Institute, LLC (formerly The Sage Group, LLC) | Evaluated Learning Experience

Introduction to Drone Technology (260)


18 hours (6 weeks).

Various approved locations throughout the United States.

January 2017 - December 2019. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Hybrid course/exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: demonstrate knowledge of UAV history and current uses; discuss basic aviation theory; demonstrate knowledge of drone technology; discuss the use of drones in various industries; demonstrate understanding of Federal Aviation Administration policies and potential regulations; and operate a small drone in a controlled environment.


Introduction to Drone Technology is offered in a hybrid format consisting of interactive lectures, in-class and online demonstrations, proctored skills applications/lab activities, and proctored testing.

Credit recommendation: 

In the associate/certificate degree category, 1 semester hour in Drone Technology (7/17).