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LPN-RN Fast Track Nursing

Are you a LPN wanting to become a RN?

DSCC Division of Nursing offers an LPN-RN Fast Track Nursing Program. This program is designed for students who are actively practicing as an LPN to attend while employed. It is a one year program that begins in May and completes in May of the following year (three semesters). This program is located on the Dyersburg campus. Upon completion, a graduate will be equipped with the knowledge needed to assume the role of a registered nurse and succeed on the National Council Licensure Exam for Registered Nursing (NCLEX- RN).

Degree plan requirements for the LPN-RN Fast Track Nursing Program by catalog year: 2015-2016, 2014-2015, 2013-2014, 2012-2013, 2011-2012

Typical jobs: Registered nurses work in hospitals, physicians' offices, home healthcare services, and nursing care facilities.

This program requires an application process:

The Summer 2016 LPN-RN Fast Track Informational Packet contains important information about the process.

Apply Now!  Applications are currently being accepted until December 31, 2015.

Summer 2016 LPN-RN Fast Track Electronic Application


Fast Track Testing Requirements

An important step of the admissions process is the ACE admission exam which is required for all applicants.

Accreditations and Approvals:

Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326

Approved by the Tennessee Board of Nursing
665 Mainstream Drive
Nashville, TN 37243

Contact Information

This program is in the Division of Nursing.

Check you progress

As a current student, you can track your progress towards completion using DSCC's Degree Planning System (DegreeWorks).