- Intermediate Accounting I
- Intermediate Accounting II
- Advanced Accounting
- Cost Accounting
- Individual Income Tax
- Taxation of Business Entities OR Governmental and Nonprofit Accounting
- Introduction to Programming
- Data Structures and Object Oriented Programming
- Introduction to Database Systems
- Elective courses in Computer Information Systems or Computer Science
Learn more about the jobs for which the Computer Science certificate will prepare you.
- Introduction to Accounting
- Principles of Economics
- Management Concepts
- Introduction to Health Care Systems in the U.S.
- Management and Administration of Health Care Organizations
- Healthcare Ethics
Learn more about the jobs for which the Healthcare Administration certificate will prepare you.
- Contact Ginger Hermon at (515) 961-1313 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Have all previous college transcripts sent to Simpson.
- Candidates must complete the Certificates and Specializations Application.
- Candidates must enroll in all courses on a regular basis.
- Candidates may not take or transfer in more than two courses required for a certificate from other educational institutions. Prerequisites must be met for some classes and can be transferred in from other institutions as long as they satisfy Simpson’s coursework.
- Candidates pursuing the Accounting or Healthcare Administration certificates, who received their BA from Simpson College and already received credit for coursework that is a part of the Certificate program in which they are enrolled, must substitute other 300 level classes to satisfy the requirements, as approved by the department chair.
- A cumulative grade point average of (2.50) must be obtained in the program with at least a ‘C’ (2.00) grade earned in each class.
- All course requirements are expected to be completed in a four-year time frame.
- Written permission from the chairperson of the department offering the certificate program is required to modify course requirements.
- Each candidate who completes these requirements will receive a certificate which, in addition to the transcript, will serve as official documentation of the continuing education experience.
Tuition and Fees
The tuition for the 2016-17 academic year is $397 plus $6 technology fee per credit for courses taken at the undergraduate level; and $525/credit plus $6 technology fee for courses taken at the graduate level.
Candidates should budget between $200 and $450 each semester for books and supplies.
Room and board are not available for candidates in certificate programs.