Continuing & Graduate Programs at Simpson College are designed to be convenient and flexible for working adults. Courses are offered in a variety of formats and can be taken at campuses in Ankeny and West Des Moines in a “mix and match” schedule.

Graduate programs, as well as undergraduate degrees, teaching endorsements, certificates and specializations are offered through Simpson’s Continuing & Graduate Programs.

16- week Semester Courses
Classes meet one night a week for 16 weeks. Each year includes two semesters.

8-week Term Courses
Classes meet one night a week for 8 weeks. Four terms are offered each year.

Simpson offers a variety of class options in the summer including face-to-face and online courses. Depending on the course, classes meet 8-12 weeks.

All Continuing & Graduate courses incorporate a combination of face-to-face and online instruction.