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Franklin University Announces New Partnership with Relias Learning

For Immediate Release: October 31, 2016

Contact Sherry Mercurio, Director of Public Relations, 614.947.6581

Columbus, OH —

FranklinWORKS, a workforce development arm, through the College of Health & Public Administration at Franklin University, a leading educator of working adults, is pleased to announce its new educational partnership with Relias Learning.  Through this partnership, a broader community of learners have access to a more affordable pathway to completing a degree.

The Relias Learning/FranklinWORKS’ partnership provides prospective students who have completed training through any of the hundreds of Relias Learning training courses, college credit  towards any of Franklin University’s College of Health & Public Administration programs.  The partnership is aimed at creating pathways for students that choose to advance their education at the undergraduate or graduate levels in healthcare, public administration, or public safety related professions.

"By partnering with Relias Learning, we have the opportunity to provide a cost-effective pathway for those who have completed Relias Learning credit to continue their education," said Bill Chan, Executive Director, Partnership Development. “Providing this benefit helps prepare professionals to improve the quality of life in diverse communities through leadership and public service.”

About Relias Learning
Relias Learning provides high quality online training solution for senior care, health and human services, intellectual and developmental disabilities, law enforcement and correctional facilities. Relias offers unrivalled content, the ability for customers to create unique content including live training, and allows for the demonstration of skill and performance, all in a singular, powerful learning management system. For more information, visit

About FranklinWORKS
FranklinWORKS provides partner organizations with educational options to recruit, train, and retain the talent vital to moving an organization forward. We offer customized company courses and certificates, college credit for training, preferred partner pricing, and a generous transfer credit policy to equip your workforce with the tools they need to achieve business and performance goals. FranklinWorks collaborates with academic colleges to bring workplace training and college degree attainment closer than ever before!  For more information about FranklinWORKS, visit or contact Bill Chan at

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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