Technology Requirements

This checklist covers the minimum technology requirements for our courses.

Students can check to confirm that a computer meets the requirements by running our system check.


Microsoft Windows (Desktop) Requirements

  • Windows 7, 8 or Greater
  • Enable JavaScript in your browser options

Supported Browsers:

  • Internet Explorer 11.0 or greater
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Mozilla Firefox version 48 or greater
  • Google Chrome version 48 or greater

(Optional) Additional Plugins that MAY be required by some of the courses you take:

  • Macromedia Flash Player version 23 or greater
  • Adobe Reader (viewing and printing certificates)

Mac OS X Requirements

  • Mac OSX version 10.5 or greater
  • Enable JavaScript in your browser options

Supported Browsers:

  • Mozilla Firefox version 40 or greater
  • Apple Safari 9.0.0 or greater
  • Google Chrome version 48 or greater

(Optional) Additional Plugins that MAY be required by some of the courses you take:

  • Macromedia Flash Player version 23 or greater
  • Adobe Reader (viewing and printing certificates)

Chrome OS (on ChromeBook)

  • Chrome OS version 48.0.1700.103 (Platform version: 4920.82.0)
  • Additional data charges may apply

Windows Phone (Windows Tablet)

  • Windows Phone 8 or Greater
  • Enable JavaScript in your browser options

Supported Browsers:

  • Internet Explorer 11.0 or greater
  • Mozilla Firefox version 40 or greater
  • Google Chrome version 45 or greater

Additional Plugins that MAY be required:

  • Macromedia Flash Player version 24 or greater (version 10 for test assignments)
  • Adobe Reader (viewing and printing certificates)

Hardware Requirements

  • 1024 x 768, 16-bit (thousands of colors) color display or better
  • Standard mouse, keyboard, speakers and sound card (for select courseware)