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Best in Business

For Immediate Release: October 14, 2011

Contact Sherry Mercurio, Director of Public Relations, 614.947.6581

Columbus, OH —

Franklin University, a leader in educating working adults, is proud to announce it has been named the Best in Business for Online education winner in this year’s Columbus C.E.O. magazine reader survey.  This honor adds validation to the University’s long-standing reputation for providing access to quality education.

Winners of the fourth annual readers’ survey were announced in the publication’s November edition (released Oct. 14, 2011).  As part of this year’s survey, Online Education was added to the list of 70 business categories.

“Our mission, to provide high quality, relevant education enabling the broadest possible community of learners to achieve their goals, is for many achieved through our online learning opportunities,” said Dr. David Decker, President of Franklin University. “With so many online providers to choose from today in the marketplace, it is indeed an honor to be recognized for our quality online learning experience.”

Franklin's online degree programs offer the reputation, flexibility, and affordability needed for today’s working adults. As an accredited University, Franklin’s online curriculum offers the same quality learning experience as its on-campus offerings, creating the freedom for students to choose the delivery format that best meets their learning style and life demands.  For more information on Franklin University’s Online Learning visit:

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Learn more about undergraduate programs offered online.

Learn more about graduate programs offered online.

About Franklin University
Founded in 1902, Franklin University is one of the leading and most experienced educators of adult students. The University offers applied, in-demand undergraduate, master's and doctorate programs that enable adult learners to achieve their educational and professional goals.  From entrepreneurs to CEOs, more than 45,000 Franklin alumni can be found around the world contributing to the communities in which they live and work. Students can take classes through Franklin through its Main Campus in downtown Columbus, Ohio, two central Ohio locations, in Beavercreek, at co-locations across Ohio, Indiana, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, and online. In addition, the University's MBA program is offered internationally through agreements with institutions in Europe and the Middle East. Further information regarding Franklin University can be found at

Franklin University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC), the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), and the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).


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