All online courses have the following technical requirements, in addition to specific requirements listed in the course description: 

  • A computer with broadband internet access and a current web browser.  
  • A headset, speakers, and a microphone, plus common tools such as Zoom, allow interaction with instructors and other students during real-time class and tutoring sessions. 
  • Students use a K12 email address and Microsoft Office 365 apps, which are provided by CTY. Additional plug-ins may need to be installed to support videos and submission of work and tests. 


We recommend a minimum of 5-10 mbps to run any CTY website or program. To run a speed test, visit

Computer Hardware & Web Browsers 

Your Browser 

Your internet browser should be configured to: 


Additional software may be needed, and is indicated within the details of each course: