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Notebook Computer Requirement

All students in the College of Education are expected to have a notebook computer for use at MSU. This requirement applies to all teacher preparation students (Elementary Education, Special Education, Child Development and secondary education students) as well as all Kinesiology and Athletic Training majors.

All modern laptops should already have wireless support built in. The College of Education does not recommend Chromebooks or Windows RT devices.

Mac Laptop Minimum Requirements

  • Intel Mac Laptop, Core i3/m3 processor or better
  • OS X 10.10 or higher
  • Microsoft Office 2016 for Mac
  • Minimum 4GB of memory, 8GB recommended
  • Minimum 120GB storage, 256GB and SSD recommended

Windows Laptop Minimum Requirements

  • Intel Core i5 processor or better
  • Windows 7, 8, 8.1, or 10
  • Microsoft Office 2013 or 2016
  • Minimum 4GB Memory, 8GB recommended
  • 120 GB storage or above, SSD recommended