Lynn Parsons

Contributing Faculty
College of Nursing
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

Lynn C Parsons, PhD, RN, NEA-BC
Dr. Lynn C. Parsons has served as Professor and Department Chair/Nursing since August 2011. Prior to that she served as Associate Professor, Professor, Associate Director for Research & Development in the School of Nursing, Interim Associate Dean for the College of Basic & Applied Sciences, Director of the School of Nursing from 1995-2011 at Middle Tennessee State University. She was a doctoral student, doctoral candidate and Instructor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in the graduate program, MSN Nursing Administration track from 1993-1995. She was a staff RN, charge RN, Assistant Nurse Manager for Neuro Rehabilitation, Nurse Manager Neurorehabilitation, and Nurse Manager for an Orthopaedic Trauma and Surgical Unit at Marquette General Hospital’s teaching/referral organization from 1979-1993. She is certified as a Nurse Executive Advanced through the American Nurses Credentialing Center. L. Parsons is an accreditation site reviewer for CCNE and ACEN. She is currently the C. Louise Caudill Endowed Professor in Nursing at Morehead State University.

Courses Taught

NURS 6600 - Capstone

NURS 6053 - Inter Prof Org & Sys Ld


PhD, University of Alabama at Birmingham

PhD, University of Alabama at Birmingham


Sullivan, D., Weatherspoon, D. L., Parsons, L. (2017). Disruptive Innovation of the High-Fidelity Simulation Market: How Electronic Interactive Simulation is Taking Market Share..