College of Graduate Health Studies

Minimum technology specifications for 2023 – 2024

It is your choice whether to use a laptop or desktop and whether you use a Windows computer or a Mac. Any reputable computer dealer can assist you with the specifications. For those participating in financial aid, your budget will include $1,500 for the purchase of a computer. Note that some programs may not require cameras and headsets, please check with your instructor.

Windows computer specifications

  • Operating system: 64-bit version of Windows 10 or newer
  • i5 Processor or better
  • 8GB RAM
  • Wi-Fi capability

Mac computer specifications

  • Operating system: MacOS 13 Ventura or newer
  • M1 and M2 processors are approved.
  • 8GB of RAM
  • Wi-Fi capability

Computer software

  • Microsoft Office 2019 or newer
    • You can access Office 365 at no charge. Click here for instructions. Your account will be disabled upon graduation and you will need to purchase a personal account at that time if you want to retain your data.
    • The suite of applications you receive with your GSuite for Education account may not be used to substitute for MS Office.

Computer peripherals

  • A broadband internet connection (DSL, cable or other high-speed internet)
  • Webcam
  • Headset

Multi-factor authentication

These technology requirements pertain to students in these College of Graduate Health programs

Doctorate Programs

  • Doctor of Health Administration
  • Doctor of Education
  • Doctor of Health Sciences
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice

Masters Programs

  • Master of Health Administration
  • Master of Public Health
  • Master of Public Health – Dental Emphasis
  • Master of Science in Kinesiology
  • Master of Science in Nursing
  • Master’s in Education in Health Professions
  • Master’s in Health Sciences Program

Certificate Programs

  • All CGHS Certificate Programs