Students enrolled at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology are required to have a laptop computer. There are general laptop requirements for connecting to the university network and additional laptop requirements for the Learning Technologies Master of Science program. LTMS requirements include:

  • Processor: 2.4 GHz or greater
  • Operating Systems: Click to view supported operating systems
  • RAM: 2.0 GB or greater
  • Hard Drive: 200 GB or greater
  • Wireless: 802.11 G or N
  • CD-RW/DVD-ROM : Combination
  • Video Card: 128  256 MB Accelerated 3D
  • Network: 10/100 Ethernet Network Interface Card
  • Current Web Browser
  • Security Software with current definitions: Click to view supported security applications
  • A computer head set with a noise-cancelling microphone will also be necessary.
  • Dual Monitor Setup

If you will be using a work-supplied laptop, please make sure that you have appropriate administrative rights in order to access a wireless network, online resources and install programs necessary to participate in class.

Access to the Adobe eLearning suite is required by all LTMS degree-seeking students. The software will be used specifically in the LTMS 514: Media, Selection, Design and Production, LTMS 518: eLearning Development and in courses for the Instructional Design, Instructional Development and Games & Simulations concentrations. The Adobe eLearning Suite will also be useful for projects throughout your LTMS coursework and if you select a project-based experiential capstone. An Adobe eLearning suite student license is available.


As an LTMS student you’ll also have access to almost 900 tutorials through The online tutorials provide an opportunity for beginners to receive additional support as they become familiar with instructional technology tools and techniques. Students with advanced technology skills can also use the tutorials to advance their skills beyond what is realistic in a 15 week course format.

Learn More

For more details on the program and to stay up-to-date on program offerings, complete the information request form or email Andy Petroski, LTMS Director.

Schedule a campus visit to see student projects

Using your employer’s tuition assistant benefit? Contact Admissions to find out how you can defer the due date of your tuition bill until after you’ve completed the semester.

Contact Steven Infanti, AVP of Communications to have HU faculty speak about a learning technologies topic at your school, university or business.