Students are responsible for having the required Hardware and Software prior to the course start date

The requirements below are for the website:

Required Recommended
Operating system Windows 2000, 2003, XP, Vista, Windows 7

Mac OS X
Windows 7
Video SVGA monitor
Minimum resolution of 800 x 600
Resolution of 1024 x 768 or greater
Internet speed 56k modem 56k or cable modem, DSL
Sun Java Runtime Environment (JRS) JRE 1.6.x JRE 1.6 update 26
Java Script Enabled Enabled
Cookies Enabled Enabled

Internet Connectivity

  • Reliable Internet availability from home via an Internet Service Provider (ISP) is required.
  • Internet access at work may not allow enough time to complete required assignments. “Firewalls” may impede access to online courses from work and also from home. If an employer, has a firewall the student needs to request special arrangements with their ITS department for the firewall to be opened.


  1. PC: MS Office Suite 2003, 2007 or 2010
  2. Mac: MS Office: Mac 2004, 2008, 2011
  3. Anti-Virus software with definitions updated (preferred McAfee, Norton or Trend Micro)
  4. Additional Required Software (most recent version): Links to free downloads



Browser Version
Internet Explorer 8.0 ( 9.0 recommended)
Firefox 5.0, 6.0 (7.0 recommended)
Chrome Newest

Mac OS X:

Browser Version
Safari 4.0, 5.0, 5.1
Firefox 5.0, 6.0 (7.0 recommended)

Pop-Up Blockers: must be turned off.

Notice: Some courses might have additional requirements which will be posted on the web sites for those Programs.

Contact or 303-458-4050 or 800-388-2366 ext.4050 (toll-free) should you require assistance.