| These are exciting, yet challenging times to be involved in U.S. healthcare.
There is an ever growing demand on all healthcare professionals to maximize
their contribution and commitment to the health care team. Here at LMU we are proud to be training cutting edge clinicians and leaders to mold
the future of these professions. Come grow with us as we take on the challenge to
serve Appalachia and other medically underserved areas!
Professionally, Mark Moran, DMS, PA-C VP and Dean, School of Medical Sciences
As part of its mission of service to Appalachia, Lincoln Memorial University established the physician assistant program at its main campus in 2009. Building on the PA program’s success and the University’s mission, the University developed the Doctor of Medical Science for physician assistants in 2016 and a second physician assistant program at its Knoxville campus in 2018. Due to the rapid growth of these programs and the physician assistant profession, the LMU School of Medical Sciences was established in 2019. Each of the school’s programs offer the highest quality medical education with state of the art facilities and experienced faculty. We hope you enjoy learning more about these programs as you browse our website.
PA Programs: Lincoln Memorial University offers two separate and distinct Physician Assistant Programs, one in Harrogate Tennessee at the main LMU campus and one in Knoxville, TN at a branch campus. These programs have separate leadership, faculty and accreditation status. The program in Harrogate is 36 months and offers a Doctor of Medical Science Degree while the program in Knoxville will be 27 months and will offer the Master of Medical Science Degree. To learn more about these programs, please visit their individual webpages: