Technology Requirements

As part of the admission process to Purdue Global, you are required to attest to certain competencies in the use of technology.

You must have the following skills:

  1. Ability to use email to correspond with faculty, staff, and students
  2. Ability to access, create, and save documents in Microsoft Office formats; at a minimum, you must be familiar with Microsoft Word
  3. Ability to browse the web, including downloading and installing common plug-ins (listed below) and configuring common browser options
  4. Ability to configure and run applications, including an antivirus application, to ensure that your system is secure and transmitted files are virus free

To enroll in classes online, you must have access to a computer and meet the hardware and software requirements. Some of the requirements listed are applicable only to specific courses and are indicated accordingly.