Computer Requirements

MISonline students will be using a variety of online applications including discussion boards, chats and virtual labs. The following lists our suggested hardware and software requirements.

PC or Mac

  • Intel i5 or i7 processor
  • 8 Gigabytes System RAM
  • 500 Megabytes Hard Drive Space
  • Preferred 768 kb/s broadband Internet connection download speed or faster. Minimum 256 Kb/s download speed.

Required Software (for accessing course content)

  • Adobe Flash Player
  • Adobe Reader 7.x or higher
  • Java JRE Runtime Environment 1.6.0 or higher

MACs - “Parallels” or equivalent solution which allows running of Microsoft based tools

Expected Student Computing Environment

  • Windows 7 or 8, or MacOS X 10.4 operating systems or higher.
  • Microsoft Office or another compatible Office program.
  • Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Safari or other web browser supporting the above required software

For more information on Eller recommended configurations see:

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JAVA JRE Runtime  

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For additional information, please contact us.