Press Release

Franklin University and MedCerts Expand Partnership, Offering 21 Certification Training Programs


Sherry Mercurio
Executive Director, Office of Community Relations
(614) 947-6581

Columbus, OH (July 25, 2022)

Franklin University, one of the leading educators of working adults, is pleased to announce the expansion of its existing educational partnership with MedCerts through the addition of 21 certification training programs to its list of education offerings.

While strengthening its partnership with MedCerts, today’s expansion announcement also reinforces Franklin University’s mission to provide relevant education to the broadest community of learners, while connecting its students with a comprehensive list of new certifications to meet the needs of the advancing economy. 

Built for the busy working adult who are driven to do more, Franklin University’s certification programs through MedCerts provide best-in-class programs with 3D animations, virtual scenarios, and interactive games to engage all learners while addressing important clinical skills with simulations. Tailored to its learners, the new certification training programs are designed to provide specialized knowledge as a great add-on or driver towards a degree at Franklin: 
•    Medical Billing Specialist
•    Medical Front Office Admin Specialist
•    Pharmacy Technician Specialist 
•    Pharmacy Technician Professional
•    Dental Assistant 
•    Medical Assistant
•    Phlebotomy Technician Specialist
•    EKG Technician Specialist
•    Patient Care Technician
•    Physical Therapy Aide
•    Veterinary Assistant
•    Electronic Health Records Specialist
•    Professional Coder
•    Medical Laboratory Assistant
•    Health Unit Coordinator
•    Sterile Processing Technician
•    Surgical Technologist
•    Surgical/Sterile Processing Technician 
•    Healthcare IT Technician
•    Behavior Technician Specialist 
•    Clinical Medical Specialist  

Learners will have the opportunity to earn job-specific credentials, while earning valuable college credits, providing a seamless path to long-term career growth. The University has evaluated MedCerts certifications for industry-recognized proficiencies and awards credit that equates to specific Franklin courses, as well as technical- or elective-credit requirements. The following degree programs: A.S. Health Services, B.S. Health Education & Promotion, and B.S. Healthcare Management, align closely with MedCerts certifications and accelerate students towards a degree by building on prior learning credit – saving time and money.

To learn more about today’s expansion and Franklin’s new 21 certification training program through MedCerts, click here:; for additional offerings, browse FranklinWORKS Marketplace for a broad list of courses and certificates:

About MedCerts
MedCerts, a Stride company, is a national online training provider strengthening the workforce through innovative e-learning solutions. Focused on certifications in high-demand areas of allied healthcare and IT, MedCerts serves individuals from all backgrounds, including the military and their families, career changers and the under- and unemployed. MedCerts delivers certification and career training through HD-quality video-based instruction, virtual simulations, games and animations, and on-the-job training through experiential learning solutions. Since 2009, the company has developed over 35 career programs, trained and up-skilled more than 35,000 individuals across the country and partnered with over 500 American job centers and more than 1,000 healthcare organizations to build talent pipelines. For more information, visit

About Franklin University

Accredited, nonprofit, and dedicated to educating adults since 1902, Franklin provides onsite course options at our Main Campus in downtown Columbus, Ohio, and is an innovator in providing personalized online education. The University offers applied in-demand undergraduate, masters, and doctorate programs that enable adult learners to achieve their educational and professional goals. Through agreements with partner institutions, the University also offers international academic programs, including its top-ranked MBA.

Franklin University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and holds specialized accreditations for specific academic programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education, the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation, and the Commission on Accreditation of Health Informatics and Information Management Education. The National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security have designated Franklin University as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education (CAE-CDE).

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