Technology Requirements

Each student must have a personal lap top computer capable of running the necessary software and applications used in our curriculum. The standards listed below are the minimum necessary for a student to successfully participate in an online program at EVMS.

All computer related support, troubleshooting, and updates will be the student’s responsibility; it is highly suggested that a service plan be purchased.

  • Laptop
    • NOTE: Netbooks, iPads and other tablets are not viable choices to meet the standards.
    • Processor: minimum dual core
    • RAM: minimum 2 GB
    • Screen Resolution: 1024x768
    • CD/DVD drive
    • Wireless (PCI) Cards: 802.11 b/g/n
  • Operating System
    • Windows 7 or 8 (32 or 64 bit) Home Premium or higher is recommended
    • MAC OSX 10.6 or higher will likely work but is not officially supported
  • Browser
    • PC: Microsoft Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox
    • MAC: Safari versions 3.2.1 or higher
      • DO NOT USE BETA VERSIONS OF THESE BROWSERS
  • OTHER Items
    • Service plan of 24 months or more is highly suggested
    • Microsoft Office 2010 Standard Edition or Higher
      • THIS CAN BE PURCHASED THROUGH EVMS AT A REDUCED RATE AFTER ENROLLMENT
  • External Storage device for data backup