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Unmanned Systems Courses at TNCC

Thomas Nelson Community College (TNCC) in Hampton, Virginia is offering unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) (or drone) courses this fall.  Virtual and in-person courses are available.  Through the program at TNCC, students can take a single course or earn the Flight Technician Career Studies Certificate (19 credits).

This program develops the competencies needed to succeed in this challenging and in-demand field.

Courses available this fall include:

UMS 107-Remote Pilot Ground School - Online Oct. 25-Dec. 13 (8 weeks)

UMS 211-Introduction UAS II (manual and autonomous flights) - Thursdays 2:00 to 4:50 p.m. - Oct. 21-Dec. 16 (8 weeks)

For more information contact Prof. Julie Young at

Small Unmanned Aircraft (Drone) Systems Flight Technician - Certificate