2019-2020 Catalog

Master of Engineering in Unmanned Aircraft Systems Engineering

This program prepares students who have a strong interest related to the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Engineering field.  All of the general requirements for enrollment, participation, and completion of a degree documented in the catalog of the University of North Dakota as appropriate shall be required.  Specific requirements over and above the general catalog requirements are as follows:

Admission Requirements

  1. Bachelor of Science degree from an ABET accredited engineering program, or
  2. Students holding a B.S. degree in other disciplines may be admitted to Qualified Status with an obligation to acquire the necessary background undergraduate engineering knowledge. The exact requirements will be determined on a case-by-case basis, and/or
  3. Graduate Record Examination General Test for applicants from non-ABET accredited programs, and
  4. Minimum G.P.A. is 3.0 (4.0 scale) is required.  Conditional admittance may be obtained for G.P.A.s less than 3.0.

Degree Requirements (30 Credits)

1. Required Core (12 credits):

ENGR 590Special Topics in Engineering (UAS in Engineering Design and Application)3
EE 511Power Electronics3
CSCI 490Autopilot programming (Autopilot Programming)3
GEOL 474 (Introduction to GIS and Laboratory)3

2. Specialization Track (9 credits):

    Select One

  1. Mechanical Systems (3 courses from the Mechanical Engineering graduate course list)
  2. Electrical Systems (3 courses from the Electrical Engineering graduate course list)
  3. Computer Systems (3 courses from the Computer Science graduate course list)

3. Elective Courses (9 credits, approved by advisor)

4. Cooperative Education (industrial or research lab) 0-3 credits

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