Contact Information

This program is in the Division of Nursing.


Check your progress

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

Nursing instructor and students

Nursing is a dynamic, applied discipline and it is a great time to be a nurse. The nursing program at DSCC is a great place to begin your nursing career. DSCC offers the nursing program on the main campus located in Dyersburg, Tennessee and also at the Jimmy Naifeh Center (JNC) at Tipton County located in Covington, Tennessee. Also offered at DSCC is the LPN-RN Fast Track Nursing Program at the Dyersburg campus and the Paramedic to RN Nursing Program at the Jimmy Naifeh Center (JNC). Detailed information regarding each of our nursing programs are listed below.

Nursing Program Outcomes

Need to enter the job market quickly?

The Nursing Program graduate possesses the competencies necessary to assume the role of a beginning practitioner in a structured healthcare setting such as a hospital or extended care facility. The graduate is eligible to write the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN) for licensure as a Registered Nurse. High school students who are interested in pursuing a nursing degree are encouraged to take courses in biology, chemistry and mathematics.

Degree plan requirements for the Nursing concentration by catalog year:
2017-2018, 2016-2017, 2015-2016, 2014-2015, 2013-2014, 2012-2013

Typical jobs: Nurse

Traditional Nursing
LPN-RN Fast Track

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