Franklin University offers the following degree and certificate programs through the Lower Columbia Regional University Center.

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The University Center is conveniently located on the Lower Columbia College campus, where students can earn an advanced degree or certificate without relocating or commuting.

All Franklin University classes taught are online or on the Ohio campus.

Students are encouraged (but not required) to complete prerequisite coursework at LCC before transferring to Franklin University. Doing so saves tuition dollars, and provides a seamless transition into the degree program.


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Programs Offered:  Students are eligible to transfer to any of the available fully online Bachelor’s degree programs offered at Franklin. An unofficial transfer credit evaluation can be requested through our My Transfer Credit tool. 3+1 Programs allow you to complete the third year of your bachelor’s degree at your community college – paying the community college tuition rate!

Current 3+1 Programs:

  • Medical Office Administration (Healthcare Management)
  • Accounting Technician (Accounting)
  • Business Management (Business Administration)
  • Criminal Justice (Criminal Justice Administration)
  • Information Technology (Cybersecurity)
  • Information Technology (Information Technology)
  • Psychology (Psychology)

Details: Free application. Transfer up to 94 credits. Fully online programs.


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For questions, please email or text 614-714-1904.

Contact the University Center

The University Center is conveniently located in the Alan Thompson Library. Make an appointment to discuss your future by calling us today! Walk-ins welcome during regular business hours

  Main Office/General Inquiries

  (360) 353-7800

 Michaela Jackson/Directory of the University Center and Baccalaureate Programs

  (360) 442-2623

 Jenny Smith/University Center Program Specialist

  (360) 353-7802

 Stacie Johnson/Career Pathways Advisor

  (360) 442-2351

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