Master of Fine Arts Painting Technology Requirements

We recommend purchasing your laptop online from the KCAD Apple Store.

Be aware that you are not limited to these requirements and larger or more powerful Apple laptop will work as well.


The minimum system requirements for the MFA programs are as follows:


Software

  • Microsoft Office for Mac
  • Adobe Creative Suite 6 Design Standard

Optional Software

  • Windows 7 64bit (Mac OS X 10.8 or higher Required)

External Accessories

  • At least a 1TB External Hard Drive or larger for backup and storage of files

Recommended for Protection and Security

  • Laptop bag or cover for your computer
  • Portable laptop lock

Software

  • Microsoft Office for Mac
  • Adobe Creative Suite 5.5 or 6 Design Standard
  • LightRoom 4 (Can be purchased directly from Adobe at student prices)

Optional Software

  • Windows 7 (Mac OS X 10.6 or higher Required)

External Accessories

  • At least a 1TB External Hard Drive or larger for backup and storage of files

Recommended for Protection and Security

  • Laptop bag or cover for your computer
  • Portable laptop lock

Software

  • Microsoft Office for Mac
  • Adobe Creative Suite 5.5 or 6 Design Standard

Optional Software

  • Windows 7 64bit (Mac OS X 10.8 or higher Required)

External Accessories

  • At least a 1TB External Hard Drive or larger for backup and storage of files

Recommended for Protection and Security

  • Laptop bag or cover for your computer
  • Portable laptop lock