Frequently Asked Questions (FAQS)

You have questions, and we have answers! Please see the following for questions and answers regarding program admissions, deadlines, requirements, cost, and more:

1. When are courses in the Master of Psychology (MSP) program held?
Starting in the Fall 2022 semester, the LMU Master of Psychology (MSP) program will be a fully online graduate degree program with courses offered through our online learning platform, Blackboard. Course instructors offer asynchronous (recorded) lectures through teleconferencing platforms such as Blackboard Collaborate and Zoom.

2. How do I apply to the Master of Psychology (MSP) program at Lincoln Memorial University?
To apply to the Master of Psychology (MSP) program at Lincoln Memorial University, please visit https://applynow.lmunet.edu/.  
 
3. What are the deadlines for program applications?
The application deadline is July 15, as the Graduate School Selection Committee would prefer applications be submitted a minimum of three to four weeks before the start of the Fall semester.
 
4. Do I need to pass the GRE exam in order to be admitted into the Master of Psychology (MSP) program?
No, the LMU Master of Psychology (MSP) program does not currently require that you take the GRE exam in order to be admitted into the program.  However, some students wish to pursue a Ph.D. or PsyD after completing the Masters Degree.  Since many of those programs require the GRE, it is recommended that you take the exam before applying to the MSP program.
 
5. Are letters of recommendation required for admission into the MSP program?
Yes, the LMU Master of Psychology (MSP) program requires applicants to submit a minimum of two letters of recommendation from sources that can speak to your character and work ethic, such as a former undergraduate instructor, an employer, or civic organization representative. In addition to letters of recommendation, an entrance interview may be requested by the graduate school selection committee.
 
6. Where should letters of recommendation be sent?
Letters of recommendation should be sent to Laura Gambrel, the Graduate School Administrative Assistant for the School of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, via e-mail ([email protected]) or by mail to our Harrogate, TN campus at Lincoln Memorial University, c/o Laura Gambrel, 6965 Cumberland Gap Pkwy, Harrogate, Tennessee 37752.
 
7. Where should undergraduate transcripts be sent?
Undergraduate transcripts should be sent to Laura Gambrel, the Graduate School Administrative Assistant for the School of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, via e-mail ([email protected] ) or by mail to our Harrogate, TN campus at Lincoln Memorial University, c/o Laura Gambrel, 6965 Cumberland Gap Pkwy, Harrogate, Tennessee 37752.
 
8. How much does the MSP program cost?
As of the 2020-2021 academic year, tuition for the LMU Master of Psychology program is $530 per credit hour. Tuition rates are subject to change for future semesters. For more information about tuition and payment plans, please visit the LMU Student Financial Services site (https://www.lmunet.edu/student-financial-services/).