The Mt. San Antonio College Photography Program, in collaboration with the college’s Aeronautics Department, is introducing several new degree and certificate programs that will train students in the technical and creative skills required for successful careers in a variety of UAV fields. These disciplines include photogrammetry, and drone camera operations, as well as 360 degree and 3D commercial imaging. Mt. SAC is a leader in UAV flight and drone-based photography education. The college has made a significant commitment to these programs with the intention of helping students succeed, becoming leaders in this new and growing industry. Our research is centered around ensuring our educational initiatives accurately reflect and align with the rapidly evolving technical fields that utilize drone photography and the needs of those businesses seeking well-educated and skilled UAV employees.