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Unmanned Aircraft Systems

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Butler Community College Teams up with Kansas State Polytechnic in UAS

You can now learn how to operate an unmanned aircraft system (UAS) without leaving home. Beginning Fall 2018, Butler will offer an associate degree in UAS. Kansas State Polytechnic will teach courses in aviation, UAS and small unmanned aircraft maintenance as a part of Butler’s offerings at Rose Hill High School and at Cook Airfield west of Rose Hill.

Kansas State University partners with Butler to develop an unmanned aircraft system

Estimated tuition for Unmanned Aircraft Systems = $10,020**

**This includes two years of tuition based on being a Kansas Resident and taking 60 credit hours, estimated fees, and estimated books. Housing and meal plans not included. Fees may vary depending on specific degree path.

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Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

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1755 Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians are currently employed in Kansas.