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Computer Requirements

Graduate Nursing Programs (All Options)

Device

  • Laptop computer or tablet (PC or Mac)

Operating System

  • Windows 7 or higher
  • macOS X with macOS 10.9 or later

System Requirements

  • Broadband wireless internet connection (high-speed)
  • Bandwidth requirements
  • Internal built-in webcam (for web-based sessions)
  • Microphone (for web-based sessions)
  • Ethernet Network Card
  • Minimum of 2 USB ports
  • DVD/CD-RW drive

Processor

  • Dual Core or Quad Core (i3/i5/i7 or AMD equivalent)

RAM

  • 8Gb or higher

Browsers

  • Windows
    • Chrome 30+
    • Firefox 27+
    • IE 11+
    • Edge 12+
  • Mac
    • Chrome 30+
    • Firefox 27+
    • Safari 7+

Software Requirements

  • Microsoft Office
  • The SDSU Bookstore offers tremendous discounted pricing for both Microsoft Office and Adobe products – you may access these offers at their website University Bookstore.