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Central Arizona Valley
Institute of Technology
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Drone Technology

Program Highlights

  • Build, program, and fly high-tech drones to perform data-gathering missions.
  • Work with clients and industry leaders on mission planning, flight operations, and analysis.
  • Apply emerging technologies in agriculture, public safety, marketing, engineering, and surveying.

Career Focus

  • Prepared for national certification, immediate employment, and further education.

Entrance Requirements

  • Desire to work in the aviation field
  • Students should have an interest in designing, building, and operating drones. 
  • Steady physical activity is required and may consist of walking, standing, and running in open spaces.

Related Career Specialties

  • Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Operator
  • Drone Pilot
  • Field Technician
  • Surveyor Assistant
  • Real Estate Photographer
  • Flight Test Technician
  • Drone Technician
  • Building Inspector
  • Commercial Airline Pilot
  • Aerospace Engineer
  • Electrical Engineer

Program Length

We have designed this program for you to be able to complete it within two years. CAVIT will award a certificate of completion to students successfully completing the two-year program.