Technical Requirements

Technical Requirements

Technical Requirements

Curious about the hardware and software needed to enroll in an AAU program? Rest assured! The technical requirements listed below are common to most up-to-date computers. If you want to know if your computer fits the bill, give us a call at (888) 384-0849 and we will help!

AAU’s Hardware Requirements

In order to participate in the classes at AAU, students must have a computer. Both PC and Mac are compatible. The minimum system requirements include:

  • 1GHz+ processor
  • 256MB or RAM
  • 5GB+ available hard drive space for data storage, sound card
  • 1024 x 768 graphics with 16-bit color
  • Windows or Mac-compatible laser or inkjet printer
  • 10/100 Network Card and/or Modem required for online course correspondence

Browser requirements and specifications include:

  • PC: Internet Explorer 6.0 or higher; Mozilla Firefox 2.0 or higher; Google Chrome 5.0
  • Mac: Safari 5.0 or higher; Mozilla Firefox 2.0 or higher

AAU’s Software Requirements

Students must have access to an office program of some kind. With that said, AAU highly recommends Microsoft Office for use with our iBoard Learning Platform. If access to Microsoft Office is not available, you can download Open Office software from

Call (888) 384-0849 to speak with an AAU Admissions Representative.