Program Laptop Policy

All students enrolled in MHCID courses are required to have a laptop they can use in classes and for their studies. MHCID recommends the following minimum laptop specifications:

  • Intel® Core 2 or AMD Athlon® 64 processor; 2 GHz or faster processor
  • 4GB of RAM (8GB recommended)
  • 250GB hard drive or larger
  • 1024 x 768 display (1280 x 800 recommended) and 512 MB of VRAM (2 GB recommended)
  • Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 10 or Mac OSX version 10.11 (El Capitan) or greater

Some of recommended laptops are:

  • MacBook Air/Pro
  • Dell Inspiron 5000 Series
  • Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook

For information on academic software, please visit the HCDE technical course work and software page.