Lincoln Memorial University Nurse Anesthesia School
Caylor School of Nursing
Nurse Anesthesia Concentration
6965 Cumberland Gap Parkway
Harrogate, TN 37752
Crystal Odle, Program Director
ph: 800-325-0900 ext. 6210
CRNA Degree offered
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN), Post-Master’s DNP (completion)
28 months, full time.
81 semester hours
March 1st, applications received after March 1st will be considered on space availability. Interviews occur during April.
Entire Program Cost of CRNA School at Lincoln Memorial University.
Please note that tuition is calculated at the 2018-2019 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: $68,600
*Fees and expenses: $2,100
Grand Total: $70,700
*Fees and expenses include an estimated cost of textbooks, application fee, and comprehensive fee.
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, five 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.
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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 enrollment. You may need licensure in neighboring states including Kentucky, Georgia, Virginia and any other state a clinical practicum is located.
A minimum of one year experience as a Registered Nurse in adult critical care is preferred. Neonatal and pediatric experience will be considered on an individual basis.
They do NOT accept:
- Step Down Unit
- Post-Anesthesia Care Unit
- Operating Room
- Emergency Room
A strong overall academic record with a cumulative average of “B” (3.0) or better.
Minimum GRE scores:
Competitive GRE scores – on Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing are required
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:
- BLS (Basic Life Support)
- ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support)
- PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support)
Undergraduate Course Prerequisites
- Intro to Statistics
- Basic Computer class
- Two chemistry courses, at least one of which has a laboratory component
These classes or their equivalents will satisfy the requirement.
CRNA School Performance
CRNA School Rankings – Schools by Rank
This school was not ranked for the 2015 graduating class.
*Please note: Read about how CRNA rankings are created.*
Accredited CRNA Programs are reviewed regularly.
Lincoln Memorial University’s CRNA Program was last reviewed 05/2014. It was given 10 years accreditation and will be reviewed again 05/2024. This shows that the program is in full compliance with the COA’s accreditation standards.
Pass Rate for CRNA Boards at Lincoln Memorial University
- First-time test takers: 73.6% (Class of 2016)
- National Average: 82.6% (2016 statistics)
17% (Class of 2017)
Employment Rate (6 months) Upon Graduation
94.7% (Class of 2017)
An average nurse anesthetist salary in Tennessee
Tennessee CRNA salaries are lower than the national average with an annual mean wage of $147,180.
An average annual nurse anesthetist salary in the US is $169,450 (according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics 2017 study).
All information given on this site about Lincoln Memorial University CRNA’s Program was taken directly from their website.
*This page was updated February 18, 2019*
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