Things to Know for Online Learning


Our online graduate programs are designed to advance your technical skills depth without interrupting your career. Purdue Engineering offers respected online graduate programs/courses, learning resources, and academic and technical support that will enable you to make the most of your online learning experience.

Apps and Software You'll Need

Your courses will be delivered via downloadable MPEG-4 files. You'll want to make sure you have access to a reliable computer and Internet connection and that your system meets certain minimum hardware and software requirements.

Manage My Account

You can find access to all Purdue accounts in one convenient location, along with an abundance of technical support if you have difficulties logging in. Brightspace is Purdue's course management system used to centrally manage content of and provide access to online instructional materials, while myPurdue is your internet portal for academic and financial information.

Streaming Video Help

We offer you the technical support and guidance you need to access your online courses and view your lectures.

Tips for a Successful Course

From staying in contact with your instructor, to planning ahead for your classroom time, to understanding the proctored exam process, to accessing things like our Online Writing Lab and library resources, there are a number of things you can do to ensure the most efficient and successful learning experience possible.