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Franklin Pathway Portal

Enrolling at Columbus State Community College was a smart investment in your future. Keep moving in the right direction with the Franklin University Pathway Portal. As you progress toward your CSCC associate degree, the Pathway Portal shows you how each class you complete also puts a bachelor’s degree from Franklin University within reach.

The Pathway Portal also increases the benefits of the 3+1 transfer program by keeping you up-to-date on exactly how the credits you earn at Columbus State transfer to Franklin University. You’ll see how your completed courses fit in your bachelor’s program of choice alongside the other programs Franklin offers. This program-to-program comparison ensures that you maximize your transfer credit and save time and money toward your bachelor’s degree.

Building on the seamless transfer agreements between Columbus State and Franklin, the Pathway Portal provides:

  • Best fit Franklin majors based on your completed coursework at CSCC
  • Course suggestions to simultaneously satisfy associate and bachelor’s degree requirements
  • “One click” application to Franklin to finish the remainder of your bachelor’s degree credits
  • Your first required Franklin course, PF 321 Learning Strategies for FREE!

Interested in jumping aboard the Pathway Portal?

Watch this video below to learn more about what it can do for you:

Ready to opt in?

Before you can access Franklin University's Pathway Portal, you must be a member of the Franklin Connect organization on Blackboard. Members can complete an “Intent to Participate in the Franklin Pathway Portal” form. Completion of this form allows CSCC to share your profile and academic information.

Current Students: If you are already a member of the Franklin Connect organization on Blackboard, click on the “My Organizations” tab on your Blackboard landing page and click on “Franklin Connect”.  Once on Franklin Connect, look to the left side menu and opt in by clicking on the “Franklin Pathway Portal Participation Form” under the Franklin Pathway Portal section.  If you are NOT already a member of the Franklin Connect organization on Blackboard (viewable under the “My Organizations” tab on Blackboard), then you will need to complete the form below to become a member:

Franklin Blackboard Community Membership Request

Alumni: If you are interested in transferring to Franklin University and would like to gain access to the Franklin Pathway Portal, please contact us at with "Franklin Pathway Portal" in the subject line to determine what is needed to activate your information.

Please allow up to one week for changes to be processed.

Once you've opted into the portal, you can access the Pathway Portal by clicking the button below.

Pathway Portal

We look forward to working with you during your transfer journey and making your experience as smooth as possible. If at any time you have questions for Franklin University or about the portal, please contact your Transfer Admissions Advisor, Erika Miller at  If you have questions regarding the Franklin Connect Blackboard community or the opt-in process, please contact the CSCC University Transfer Center at