Technical Requirements

To participate in Brandeis University’s online Master of Science in Project and Program Management, your PC or Macintosh computer will require the following:

Minimum requirements
for PC users
Minimum requirements
for Macintosh users
Operating System Windows 98/2000/NT/XP Macintosh OS 9 or higher
RAM 128MB recommended 128MB recommended
Free Disk Space 50MB (100MB recommended) 50MB (100MB recommended)
CPU Speed 266 MHz (500 MHz recommended) Power Macintosh or higher
Modem 56k modem (DSL/cable modem recommended if your course is graphically intensive) 56k modem (DSL/cable modem recommended if your course is graphically intensive)
Sound Card /Speakers Required for audio presentations Required for audio presentations
Browser Mozilla Firefox (with latest updates installed, available from mozilla.com); IE, Chrome, and Safari are also supported though Firefox is recommended. Mozilla Firefox (with latest updates installed, available from mozilla.com); IE, Chrome, and Safari are also supported though Firefox is recommended.
Browser Plugins Adobe Flash, Java, RealOne Player, Quicktime Adobe Flash, Java, RealOne Player, Quicktime
Software Microsoft Office (recommended), Adobe Acrobat Reader Microsoft Office (recommended), Adobe Acrobat Reader


*“Microsoft Project (version 2002 or higher) is required for this course. A free 60-day trial version of Microsoft Project 2010 can be downloaded from www.microsoft.com. The software may be purchased for a substantially reduced price through www.journeyed.com with proof of academic status.”

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