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Online Degree Technical Requirements

Contact Us with Questions about Belhaven Online ProgramsYour computer and your internet connection are the two most important components of a rewarding online experience. We therefore want to make certain that you have all the necessary resources available to successfully complete your course work. Please review the information presented below to make certain that you possess the necessary components. When you apply, please complete and submit the Computer Requirements Questionnaire online.


Recommended Computer Settings

PC:

  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo
  • RAM: 4 GB
  • Available Hard Drive Space: 1 GB
  • Operating System: Vista, Windows 7 or 8

Mac:

  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo
  • RAM: 4 GB
  • Available Hard Drive Space: 1 GB
  • Operating System: 10.7 or better


Required Software

PC:

Mac:


Internet Requirements

A minimum download speed of 1.5 Mbps is required for admission, which is commonly the speed associated with a basic DSL or a cellular/satellite connection. A faster connection, such as cable or fiber service, will further enhance your online experience. A Wi-Fi connection is generally acceptable, but is dependent upon one of the two services mentioned above.


Mobile Devices

Simply install the Canvas app on either an Android or iOS device. Please refer to the information below to make certain that your device meets the minimum requirements:


Skill Requirements

Students need to possess basic computer skills, such as: