PA Post-Professional: Computer Requirements

  • PC with Windows 7 (or newer), or Apple with OS 10.6.8 (Snow Leopard) (or newer - as of 03/2016 - El Capitan (OS 10.11)
    • We cannot guarantee accessability with non-approved operating systems including Chrome OS and Linux. 
  • 2GB RAM or more (we strongly suggest 4GB RAM)
  • WiFi (802.11 G, N or AC)
  • Webcam with microphone.
  • Ethernet (wired internet) capable. 
  • Student accessible WiFi is provided on campus and in the Health Sciences Center
  • Monitor with 1024x768 or higher screen resolution
  • Printer
  • Computer software: Microsoft Office (or compatible) and anti-virus software
    • Both are available free to all SBU students. Microsoft 365 can be found here. Symantec Anti-Virus software is also available through Softweb, here.
  • Speakers (either internal or external) and/or headphones/earbuds.
Note: The PA program can help you with technical support with issues relating to the course software and user accounts only. You are responsible for problems with your home computer hardware, operating systems and internet service.