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Lincoln Memorial University-Knoxville

Information Last Reviewed by PreHealthAdmit: March 2022
6965 Cumberland Gap Parkway

Program Website:

Admissions Office Email:


Program Information

Length of Program:

27 Months

Part-Time Option Available:  


Starting Semester: 




Students per Class:

PANCE First-Time Pass Rate: 

Not Available

Cost of Attendance (Resident / Non-Resident): 

$184,165 / $184,165   Includes living expenses.

Combined Degree Program(s) Offered: 


Admissions Information


Participates in CASPA:


Application Deadline:

January 15
(Rolling Admissions)


Minimum GPA:   


Minimum Science GPA:


Average GPA: 


Average Science GPA:   


Other GPA Requirements: 

Prerequisite course grades below “C” are not considered. Prerequisite course grades of Pass (P), Satisfactory (S), or equivalent for prerequisite courses completed during the spring and summer 2020 semesters that were converted from a letter grade to Pass/Fail (or Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory) are acceptable.

Shadowing and Experience:

PA Shadowing Required or Recommended:

Not Mentioned

Minimum PA Shadowing: 


Patient Care Experience Required:

160 Hours

Patient Care Experience Recommended: 

No Specific Recommendation

Additional Information Regarding Patient Care:

Any health care experience hours acquired greater than 4 years prior to application are not considered. Although not required for application or admission, applicants with evidence of prior community service will be given preference.


Test(s) Required:

GRE Required

GRE Deadline:

Check with School

GRE Expiration:


PA-CAT Deadline:

Not Applicable

CASPer Required:


CASPer Deadline:

Not Applicable

Coursework Policies

Coursework Expiration:

Not Available
Human anatomy and physiology courses completed greater than 8 years prior to application are not considered. Before matriculation in the Program, applicants are advised to complete a thorough review of course material for any science course completed greater than 4 years prior to application.

Online Coursework Accepted:

Not Stated on School Website

Community College Coursework Accepted:


Pending Prerequisite Coursework Allowed:

Applicants with greater than 16 credit hours of prerequisite courses to complete prior to the in-person, on-campus interview are not considered for admission if accepted.


Required or Recommended
General Chemistry
2 Semesters
Course Required, Lab Recommended
Organic Chemistry
Not Required
Not Required
Biochemistry or Organic Chemistry Options
1 Semester
Course Required, Lab Recommended
Introductory Biology
2 Semesters
Course Required, Lab Recommended
1 Semester
Course Required, Lab Recommended
Upper-Level Biology
Not Required
Not Required
Anatomy and Physiology
2 Semesters: 1 Each of Anatomy and Physiology, OR 2 Semesters of Combined Anatomy/Physiology
Course Required, Lab Recommended
Not Required
Medical Terminology
1 Course
Often programs only require a one-unit course. Some programs accept a non-credit certificate course.
English / Writing
1 Semester
English Composition
1 Semester
A psychology course covering the full spectrum of psychological development from childhood to advanced age and an abnormal psychology course will best prepare an applicant for success in the Program.
Social Sciences
Not Required
1 Semester
Other Math
Not Required
Foreign Language
Not Required
Other Requirements


Other Recommendations
Other recommended courses include Human cadaver anatomy, Additional courses in human physiology, Embryology, Pathophysiology, Additional courses in biology, microbiology, and organic chemistry, Technical writing, and Interpersonal communication/public speaking

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