6 months
773 USD/credit 9276 USD/full
773 USD/credit 9276 USD/full
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Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Unmanned Systems graduate certificate is for working professionals within the unmanned industry and in industries that will be affected by unmanned technology, including aviation, transportation, retail, remote sensing, emergency response, and defense.

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Unmanned systems are revolutionizing business, defense, and transportation. Industry leaders need to understand unmanned technology, the constraints and opportunities it presents, and the regulatory landscape that supports it.

This Unmanned Systems program from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University will help students understand the dynamic world of unmanned systems, including air, sea, and land.

About Unmanned Systems at the Worldwide & Online Campus

The Unmanned Systems graduate certificate is an online 12-credit program. Curriculum addresses technology, policy, and cutting edge developments in air, sea, land, and space systems. Additionally, students earn 12 graduate-level credits, which go towards a master’s degree at Embry-Riddle. This program leads students towards the online Master of Science in Unmanned Systems degree by taking 18 additional graduate credits. 

The Unmanned Systems graduate certificate is for students who are advancing their careers within the unmanned industry or seeking to expand their knowledge of how unmanned systems will affect other industries, including transportation, logistics, defense, manufacturing, emergency response, and others.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Application of Unmanned Systems
  • Legal and Regulatory Issues in Unmanned Systems
  • Unmanned Systems Operational Configuration
  • Unmanned Systems Interoperability and Control

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International applicants must submit the application for admission 90 days prior to the term start date. 


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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete the application.
  • Official high school and/or college transcript or GED scores.
  • ACT and/or SAT scores (strongly recommended).
  • $50 nonrefundable application fee.
  • Additional documents may be required of specific audiences.
  • We evaluate applications on a rolling basis. Once all documents have been received, we will notify you of your admission status.
  • Foreign Credential Evaluation
  • English Language Requirements

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9276 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 773 USD per credit during 6 months.
  • National

    9276 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 773 USD per credit during 6 months.

Worldwide and Online Campus Tuition:

  • Military Cost Per Credit: $648.00
  • Civilian Cost Per Credit: $773.00


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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