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Do drones fascinate you? Learn all about this dynamic field by getting your hands on drones, developing your knack for electronics, mechanisms, and programming to make these machines flight-ready.

What You'll Learn

Troubleshooting and repairing drones as well as being able to explain how drones are manufactured and operated will become second nature to you. You'll master the mechanical and electrical systems involved in drone operation and maintenance.

We'll teach you all about circuits, structures, and software used in drones and build up the technological skills you'll need for a career in this exciting STEM field.  

Where You'll Go

This program is designed to get you out in the workforce as an electromechanical technician with a specialization in drone repair. Syracuse is a hub for drone technology and jobs - you'll be able to explore internship opportunities with our Career Services to gain valuable experience with local high-tech companies. 

If going straight into the workforce isn't for you, your fundamental math and science credits can apply to a four-year school. 

Typical Salary

5 years after graduating


Popular careers, growth potential, and regional demand for the past 12 months.
Career 10-year growth potential Regional Demand
Electronics Engineering Technologist 1% Average
Mechanical Engineering Technologist 8% Average

Real Data from Central New York

  • Data reflect previous twelve-month period in the Syracuse Metropolitan Area and surrounding five-county Central New York region.
  • Salary gathered from SUNY Graduate Wages (data source: NYS Unemployment Insurance) unless otherwise indicated. 
  • Demand is determined by the number of job postings in the region over the past twelve months. 
  • Occupational growth potential gathered from Burning Glass.   
Micron Technology, Inc. is building the largest semiconductor fabrication facility in the history of the United States, right here in CNY!  This project will create nearly 50,000 NY jobs, including approximately 9,000 high-paying Micron jobs

This degree program provides you with the training you'll need to support growing companies like Micron!
School of Computing Applied Tech