Lincoln Memorial University

Nursing (ASN)

The time is NOW to think about a career in nursing! Are you an LPN? Do you want to advance your career?  Lincoln Memorial University is taking applications for the FALL and SUMMER 2019 semester ASN and LPN-ASN programs.  Take action – now! See below for more information.


The ASN Program at LMU prepares graduates to be safe and effective caregivers who are able to function successfully in entry level RN positions after passing their NCLEX-RN State Board Exam. In a recent graduating class, over 96% of LMU’s ASN graduates passed their NCLEX-RN examination. After receiving their RN license, LMU graduates are eligible to work in any setting that hires registered nurses. Additionally, ASN degree recipients have the option of pursuing advanced degree opportunities. Choose a path:



The Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN), Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), Master of Science in Nursing (MSN), and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree programs are approved by the Tennessee Board of Nursing.  The ASN program offered in Kentucky is approved by the Kentucky Board of Nursing. Furthermore, the ASN, BSN, MSN, and DNP programs in Tennessee are accredited with the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN) which includes the off-campus instructional site in Corbin, Kentucky.

FLORIDA Programs:

The ASN and BSN programs offered in Florida are approved by the Florida Board of Nursing.  The Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN), Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), and Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) programs at the Tampa site are candidates for accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing.

ACEN is officially recognized as a national accrediting agency for nursing education by the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) and by the U.S. Department of Education. ACEN, may be contacted at 3343 Peachtree Rd NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326 or call 404-975-5000 or visit

Admissions Criteria

  • Admission to LMU by formal application.
  • Formal application for admission to the ASN program
  • Satisfactory completion of general education and program course requirements (Science courses cannot be more than 8 years old)
  • Academic transcripts from all postsecondary schools attended
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • (once admitted to the ASN program) Completed medical profile form and evidence of a negative chain of custody urine drug screen
  • (once admitted to the ASN program) Completed and signed Student Essential Functions form
  • Proof of Health Insurance

Acceptance is based on a rolling admissions process, therefore, applicants are encouraged to apply early.

Program Statistics

Information about the ASN NCLEX pass rates, employment rates and completion rate can be found here.

ASN Program Statistics (PDF)

Program Start Dates

ASN-Blount (Alcoa, TN) – Fall and Spring Admissions
ASN-Corbin, KY - Fall Admissions
ASN-Harrogate (Main campus) - Fall Admissions
ASN-Physicians Regional Medical Center (Knoxville, TN) - Fall and Spring Admissions
ASN-Florida Hospital Tampa (Tampa, FL) - Spring Admissions

LPN-ASN - Blount (Alcoa, TN) - Spring and Summer Admissions
LPN-ASN - Corbin, KY - Spring Admissions
LPN-ASN - Harrogate (Main campus) - Spring Admissions
LPN-ASN - Physicians Regional Medical Center (Knoxville, TN) - Fall and Spring Admissions
LPN-ASN - Florida Hospital Tampa (Tampa, FL) - Summer Admissions

ASN Tools


For more Information regarding the ASN program, contact:

Renee Poteet Julia Corder Marisa Anders Sherry Pearman
813.331.4614 or 865.531.4120 423.869.6316 423.869.6283 or
865.585.5316 1.800.325.0900, ext. 4120  1.800.325.0900, ext. 6316 1.800.325.0900, ext 6283
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6965 Cumberland Gap Parkway
Harrogate, TN 37752