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College Degree Programs for Busy, Working Adults

Get the college education you deserve and the support you need from the university that’s been dedicated to the working adult for more than 115 years. From convenient, online classes to a huge list of student-centered services, everything at Franklin is designed with you, your schedule and finishing your degree in mind.

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Balance work and life with classes and services designed for adults.

Convenient Classes

Take a class online or on-site -- it's your choice.

Late-Night Support

Get admissions, advisor and faculty help after 5 p.m.

Mentors & Networks

Expand your professional connections and career opportunities.

Impactful Networking

Learn from like-minded peers.

1:1 Transfer Support

We’ll work with you to make sure you maximize all possible transfer credits

Adult-Centered Learning

Designed to meet the unique and demanding needs of working adults, our you-focused learning environment lets you choose how and where you want to learn. 

Fit In at College Just Fine

Instead of weekend parties, we offer college degree programs that let you work all day, study at your convenience, and still have a life, too. Here, you’ll also connect with other, like-minded working professionals and alumni to further advance your network and career. Find your fit at Franklin.

Study When & Where You Want

Find a program that meets your busy life, thanks to online programs, after-work classes, multiple locations and more.

Balanced Learning Approach

Our balanced learning approach equally allocates workload throughout the course to help you balance your study time with other commitments. And because our courses are fully detailed, week-by-week and assignment-by-assignment on the course website, you can plan your studies around your life - instead of the other way around.

Classes Just One Night a Week

We offer classes 100 percent online or on-site one night a week. And because we understand you have a busy life, Franklin even lets you change when and how you take classes to accommodate vacations, work commitments and other real-life happenings.

Variable Course Lengths

Schedule classes that work for your busy life. Pick the class format that works best for your learning and lifestyle.

Multiple Start Dates

Start and finish faster -- and more conveniently -- with college classes that fit your life and schedule. Variable class start dates help you customize your schedule and keep things as interruption-free as possible.

360-Degree Learning

Be surrounded by like-minded people who understand where you are -- and where you’re going. At Franklin, you’re immediately connected to a built-in network of professionals at both the faculty and peer level; each ready to share what they know, each ready to help you stay the course and finish your degree.

Flexible Online Programs

Our 100 percent online degree programs are the no-hassle way to finish earning your college degree.

No matter how busy your work or home life is or gets, Franklin’s 100 percent online programs are a convenient option for working adults like you who want to earn a college degree. As a leader in online learning, you can take classes on your terms -- just like 80 percent of our students. Even when you’re online, you’re never alone. With faculty and peer support, interactive assignments, and much more, Franklin’s online learning programs help you achieve your goals without disrupting your life.

College for Adults Since 1902

For more than 115 years, we’ve pioneered higher education for ambitious, goal-oriented adults. Designed especially for the busy, working professional, our continually evolving degree programs provide just the right amount of structure along with 360-degree, start-to-finish support. Each year, thousands of Franklin students earn a college degree while enjoying school-work-life balance -- and you can, too.

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