Technology Requirements

UB students are required to have access to a computer and printer. To ensure an optimal learning experience for the MSW Online program, you must confirm that your computer and related equipment meet the minimum technology requirements.

Basic Skills

  • Internet browsers
  • Search engines (eg., Google, Bing, etc.)
  • Internet-based email
  • Word processing software

Computing Device - REQUIRED

  • Windows 8 or later
  • Audio/visual capabilities

Internet Access - Broadband Specs - REQUIRED

  • High speed internet access (no dialup)
  • Wired connection recommended

Learning Management System

UBLearns is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.


Registered UB students with a UBIT username have access to the latest academic and productivity software, including Microsoft Office and anti-virus programs. Please review these software offerings before considering any software purchases for coursework.

University Technology Requirements