North Dakota State College of Science
Wahpeton, North Dakota
UAS Programs Offered
Unmanned Aircraft Systems Certificate
The Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) certificate program is designed to provide a broad understanding of the use of UAS in a commercial environment. Students will learn how to fly, collect and process data through hands-on learning in photogrammetry, thermography, multi-spectral imaging, LiDAR, photography, and videography. Students will also learn how to process 3D models, 3D surfaces, calculate surface volumes, analyze thermal images, analyze vegetation with NDVI mapping, use LiDAR data, edit photos and create video productions using Pix4D Imaging Software, ESRI ArcGIS, Autodesk Civil 3D, Autodesk Recap, Autodesk Infraworks, Adobe Lightroom, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere Pro, and Adobe After Effects.