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Technology Requirements

Minimum Requirements for Georgia Tech Continuing and Professional Education Online Courses

Monitor:    1024 x 768 pixel resolution or better

Memory:    2+ Gigabyte RAM Memory

Hard Drive:    120 Gigabyte

Audio Output:    Sound card & speakers (for multimedia content)

Audio Input:    USB headset with microphone (for student input)

Connection:    High-speed broadband network; Cable; DSL

Unsupported Connections:    Dial-Up


    Install latest versions unless otherwise specified

    Install for courses with flash, quicktime or certain video format

Windows Processor:    Pentium IV 3.0 Ghz or better (dual core processor recommended)

Windows Operations Systems:

  • Windows XP Service Pack 3 or higher
  • Windows Vista Service Pack 2 or higher
  • Windows 7 with all current updates installed -


Mac Processor:    PowerPC G4 or Intel

Mac Operating System:   OS X 10.4.9 or higher


Unsupported Browers:

  • Chrome
  • Opera
  • AOL
  • Prodigy
  • CompuServe
  • Other ISP-provided browsers not listed above

* Additional requirements specific to each course, if any, will be provided in the "Requirements" section on the course page.