Graduates earn 444 degrees from Simpson College

About 19.4 percent of the 444 degrees and certificates handed out by the Simpson College in 2016-17 were to students in Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

The agency's National Center for Education Statistics shows the private not-for-profit institution in Indianola conferred 86 bachelor's degrees in Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services programs.

But the single most popular program was for a bachelor's degree in Business Administration and Management, General. Data shows the school gave out 44 bachelor's degrees in Business Administration and Management, General, followed by 34 bachelor's degrees in Elementary Education and Teaching and 29 bachelor's degrees in Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.

The college enrolled 1,608 students for 2016-17, including 1,543 in undergraduate programs and 65 in graduate programs.

Degrees awarded for 2016-17
Program
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Graduate and professional degrees awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Percent of total
Business Administration and Management, General
44
-
44
Accounting
21
-
21
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
11
-
11
Actuarial Science
6
-
6
Management Information Systems, General
4
-
4
International Business/Trade/Commerce
-
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
86
-
86
19.4
Elementary Education and Teaching
34
-
34
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
-
10
10
Music Teacher Education
9
-
9
Art Teacher Education
3
-
3
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
3
-
3
Education total
49
10
59
13.3
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
29
14
43
Forensic Science and Technology
4
-
4
Corrections
1
-
1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
34
14
48
10.8
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
24
-
24
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
14
-
14
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies total
38
-
38
8.6
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
16
-
16
Biochemistry
14
-
14
Neuroscience
4
-
4
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
34
-
34
7.7
Political Science and Government, General
11
-
11
Sociology
9
-
9
Economics, General
7
-
7
International Relations and Affairs
-
-
-
Social Sciences total
27
-
27
6.1
Music Performance, General
6
-
6
Music, General
6
-
6
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
4
-
4
Graphic Design
2
-
2
Fine/Studio Arts, General
2
-
2
Visual and Performing Arts total
20
-
20
4.5
Computer and Information Sciences, General
15
-
15
Computer Science
4
-
4
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
19
-
19
4.3
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication
9
-
9
Journalism
7
-
7
Mass Communication/Media Studies
2
-
2
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
18
-
18
4
Mathematics, General
17
-
17
Mathematics and Statistics total
17
-
17
3.8
Psychology, General
17
-
17
Psychology total
17
-
17
3.8
English Language and Literature, General
15
-
15
English Language and Literature/Letters total
15
-
15
3.4
History, General
10
-
10
History total
10
-
10
2.2
Athletic Training/Trainer
9
-
9
Health Professions and Related Programs total
9
-
9
2
Philosophy
5
-
5
Religion/Religious Studies
4
-
4
Philosophy and Religious Studies total
9
-
9
2
Spanish Language and Literature
5
-
5
French Language and Literature
1
-
1
German Language and Literature
-
-
-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
6
-
6
1.4
Environmental Science
6
-
6
Natural Resources and Conservation total
6
-
6
1.4
Chemistry, General
2
-
2
Physics, General
1
-
1
Physical Sciences total
3
-
3
0.7
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
2
-
2
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
2
-
2
0.5
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
1
-
1
Engineering total
1
-
1
0.2
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
-
-
-
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
-
-
-
-

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