Howard University Technology Requirements

Executive MBA students are expected to be comfortable with PC technology, e-mail, Internet, and online learning. Students should be familiar with Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.

Should you have technical difficulty, help is available. Contact Technical Support at 877- 830-4658 option 1. Help is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Students are required to have the following hardware, software, and plug-ins:

Highly Recommended Hardware (PC) (Estimated cost for hardware and software – $500-$1000)

  • 2.8GHz or greater Pentium IV Processor
  • 2 GB or greater RAM
  • 160 GB or greater free hard drive space
  • DVD or CD-RW Drive
  • Broadband access (Cable Modem/DSL)

Minimum Hardware (PC)

  • 1GHz Pentium Class Processor
  • 1 GB RAM
  • 80 GB free hard drive space
  • DVD or CD-RW Drive
  • Broadband access preferred

Minimum Software

  • Windows 2003 or greater (PC)
  • MS Office 2003 or greater
  • Internet Access
  • Internet Explorer 7.x, Firefox, and/or Safari

Utilities

Mac System Requirements

  • 2.8 GHz iMac
  • 2 GB RAM
  • 160 GB free disk space
  • DVD or CD-RW Drive
  • Broadband Access (Cable Modem/DSL)