This program is entirely online, so you should be well prepared with technology. You will need the right equipment and you will need to be comfortable using it.
You will need a powerful computer and fast, reliable Internet access. You will also need to keep your computer and its software in good working order.
You can use either a laptop or a desktop computer. Both Mac and PC are compatible with this program. Your computer should have good quality sound, or you will want to have headphones or speakers for listening to lectures.
The platform for online coursework in this program is Blackboard Learn. To learn more about Blackboard Learn, check out the student tutorial page link below. Regularly check Blackboard Support to keep your software up to date. Look for “Supported End-User Technologies” in articles for the latest updates.
|Recommended computer specifications|
|Processor (CPU)||4th Gen Intel Core or AMD Quad Core|
|Memory (RAM)||4 GB or more|
|Screen Resolution||1024 x 768 or higher|
|Hard Drive||20 GB or more of free space|
|Operating System||Windows 7 or higher
Mac OSX 10.7 or higher
|Internet||Broadband (min 5 Mbps download)|