Participation in the MS degree program requires that students have available the proper equipment, instrumentation, supplies, and Internet capability to do their work, as follows:


High Speed Internet, cable service
(minimum upload, 1 megabit, minimum download, 2 megabits)

Skype subscription (free)


PC or Apple computer (with Windows partition), laptop or desktop
with dual core mother board, high resolution graphics card, high capacity audio card
To be used both for webinar classes and physiological monitoring

Monitor, widescreen, 20 to 23 inches, 1024 X 1280 resolution (or better)
Essential for webinar viewing, monitor separate from computer

USB Wireless headset (useable while recharging on computer)
Computer HD video camera, 720p or better, wide angle

Standard (wired) headsets (2), NOT USB type
Splitter to be used with the non USB headsets
For demonstrations with your own clients over the Internet

Back-up keyboard and mouse (recommended)
Back-up USB headset (recommended)


Microsoft Word (2003, 2010, 2013 or cloud) or Google DOCS
Microsoft Power Point (2003, 2010, 2013 or cloud) or Google SLIDES
Microsoft Excel (2003, 2010, 2013 or cloud) or Google SHEETS
Adobe Reader (latest version)
Adobe Acrobat (version 9.0, or later)
Screen capture software


Pulse oximeter
Disposable incentive spirometers
Supplies for instrumentation

*School can obtain substantial discounts on instrumentation for students.