Lincoln Memorial University

Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN)

Associate of Science (AS)

Nursing (ASN)

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:


LMU’s ASN program is approved by both the Kentucky and Tennessee Boards of Nursing. The Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) degree program is accredited by ACEN. 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 which can be found here
  • Formal application for admission to the ASN program
  • Satisfactory completion of general education and program course requirements
  • 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.

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 Tools


For more Information regarding the ASN program, contact:

Renee Poteet Sherry Pearman Candice Brogan
423.869.6316 or 423.869.6283 or 865.531.4120 or
1.800.325.0900, ext. 6316 1.800.325.0900, ext 6283 1.800.325.0900, ext. 4120

Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN)

Associate of Science (AS)


423.869.3611 | 800.325.0900
6965 Cumberland Gap Parkway
Harrogate, TN 37752