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Franklin University to Host June Graduate Open House

For Immediate Release: May 11, 2011

Contact Sherry Mercurio, Director of Public Relations, 614.947.6581

Columbus, OH —

Franklin University, a leading educator of working adults in Central Ohio,will host an evening designed to give potential learners the opportunity to position themselves for success by learning about Franklin’s Graduate Programs. Franklin staff and faculty members will be on hand to provide information on curriculum, schedules, and course requirements, as well as what it means to be a Franklin student. 

Attendees will learn about the University’s five Graduate Programs – each available on campus and online:

Franklin’s flexible new Master of Science in Accounting coursework can be completed in just 17 months and reinforces technical knowledge of core financial and accounting skill sets, as well as develops advanced skills in technology, management, organizational risk, and research.

The new 24-month Master of Science in Instructional Design and Performance Technology (IDPT) Program provides the skills
to optimize performance through industry-proven, practical techniques.  Through this comprehensive, hands-on program, students study the blended disciplines of psychology, systems theory, and
economics using advanced technologies and techniques to take on leadership roles in organizations that value effective instruction and performance.


Franklin University
Graduate Programs

Open House

Tuesday, June 30, 2011
4:30-6:30 pm
Phillips Hall
Franklin’s Main Campus, Downtown Columbus
303 S. Grant

An online information session will also be held on July 7, 2011

Register at

Franklin’s MBA Program is widely esteemed by area employers shaping critical thinkers who
cultivate positive change. With the MBA Program at Franklin University, students can develop and
refine the skills needed to merit an executive-level position in any business arena.  The program’s relevant curriculum challenges students to broaden their perspectives and adopt a global mindset through individual and team projects.

Franklin’s Master of Science in Computer Science combines state-of-the-art technology with Franklin’s nationally renowned personal service to build the theoretical and practical application skills required to master the computer science discipline. 

The Master of Science in Marketing & Communication is a one-of-a-kind program in Ohio – and one of only a handful in the country – that combines these two disciplines, graduating professionals who are uniquely qualified to engage both functions within an organization.

For more information, email or call 614.797.4700, toll free at 1.888.341.6237.

RSVP today at to reserve a space.

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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