Evening Weekend & Graduate Student in Classroom

Program Format

Online and evenings
(Ankeny and WDM Campuses)

Credit Hours

128 credit hours


$415/ credit hour

When Can I Start?

Fall, Spring or Summer Semester


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At Simpson College, we are dedicated to providing adult students with the finest accounting education possible, utilizing small classroom sizes with personal attention to every student's needs. We teach the skills needed to successfully compete in today's job market, in both public accounting and private accounting.

Many students studying accounting are interested in the CPA concentration. Our faculty work hard to make sure that students are prepared to pass the CPA exam after graduation.

  • Students who choose to sit for the CPA exam will complete 128 credits to graduate from Simpson plus an additional 22 credits to qualify for the exam. This is easily achieved by working with a personalized advisor on your course schedule.
  • Accounting students have access to guest speakers, professional conferences, individual resume review, and professional development opportunities.
  • Simpson's curriculum is designed with the needs of today's employers in mind.  Develop the skills you need to succeed in your career: accounting expertise and skills in critical thinking, analysis, and communication.