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Lincoln Memorial University Nurse Anesthesia School
Lincoln Memorial University
Caylor School of Nursing
Nurse Anesthesia Concentration
6965 Cumberland Gap Parkway
Harrogate, TN 37752
Kenneth Kirsner, CRNA, JD, MS, Program Director
ph: (423) 869-3611 ext. 6319
fax: (423) 869-6244
CRNA Degree offered
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN), Post-Master's Certificate
28 months, full time. Post-Master’s Certificate option is also 28 months, full time.
81 semester hours
Entire Program Cost of CRNA School at Lincoln Memorial University.
Please note that tuition is calculated at the 2012-2013 rate. Tuition at most schools increases each academic year. Over the duration of the program, expect to pay a tuition that is slightly higher than what is shown here.
Cost of Tuition: $57,400
*Fees and expenses: $2,000
Grand Total: $59,400
*$2000 is for textbooks (estimate provided by all-crna-schools.com based on average textbook costs.)
Number of Applicants
CRNA Program Summary
Are you concerned that Lincoln Memorial University’s CRNA Program
won’t give you the specific experiences or training you need to be a
successful CRNA? Learn what standards CRNA Programs must meet in order to be accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia (COA).
This CRNA program (as well as all others that are
accredited by the COA) prepares you to take the CCNA certification exam
at the conclusion of the program, allowing you to become a CRNA.
Within this seven semester program, six semesters are spent in
clinical practicum, meaning that you’ll gain plenty of valuable
experience to prepare you to become a CRNA.
Your coursework will culminate with a written comprehensive, and a completed directed scholarly project.
Most clinical placements will be within commuting distance from
the Harrogate and/or the West Knoxville satellite campus. The Nurse
Anesthesia concentration Assistant Director will coordinate clinical
experiences with both students and clinical sites.
Looking for something specific? Find CRNA schools categorized by their unique requirements.
Some CRNA schools require much more out of their
applicants than others. See how the requirements at Lincoln Memorial
University compare to most CRNA school’s requirements.
CRNA Program Requirements
Required Bachelor Degree
Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing from an accredited school.
An unencumbered Tennessee RN license by the time of enrolment. You may need licensure in neighboring states for clinical practicum.
A minimum of one year experience as a Registered Nurse in adult acute care. Large hospital experience preferred. But they are expecting that neonatal and pediatric experience will be acceptable in 2013 and will consider the application for exception in 2012. The unit must be high acuity unit, not a step down unit.
A strong overall academic record with a cumulative average of “B” (3.0) or better.
Minimum GRE scores:
Competitive GRE scores - a combined verbal and analytic score of 1000 is desirable. This requirement was found in their MSN catalog 2010
If English is not your native language, take the internet version of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (iTOEFL).
These certifications must be current through December of the year you apply :
Undergraduate Course Prerequisites
These classes or their equivalents will satisfy the requirement.
CRNA School Performance
CRNA School Rankings - U.S. News & World Report (2011)
2.1 out of 5.0. Ranked 90 out of 107 CRNA programs.
*Please note: CRNA rankings are bias and subjective. Read disclaimer about how CRNA rankings are created.*
Accredited CRNA Programs are reviewed regularly.
Lincoln Memorial University’s CRNA Program was last reviewed 05/2008. It was given 6 years accreditation and will be reviewed again 05/2014. This is a reflection of the newness of the program. It began in 2006.
Pass Rate for CRNA Boards at Lincoln Memorial University
CRNA Employment Rate of program graduates
An average nurse anesthetist salary in Tennessee
Tennessee CRNA salaries fluctuate between $150k and $180k, which is higher than the national average.
An average annual nurse anesthetist salary in the US is $163,467 (according to a 2008 study)
All information given on this site about Lincoln Memorial University CRNA’s Program was taken directly from their website.
*This page was updated December 16th, 2012.*