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Associate of Applied Science - LPN-RN Fast Track Nursing

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. 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).

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

LPN-RN Fast Track Nursing Packet

*** The LPN-RN Fast Track is a one year program that begins in May and completes in May of the next year (three semesters). This program is located on the Dyersburg campus.

About The Admission Exam

  • Must be a licensed LPN to take exam
  • Must receive a score of 75% or higher
  • $60.00 non-refundable test fee. Testing/Review fees are paid in the Business Office. 731-286-3306
               (Test fees can no longer be paid over the phone.)
  • Bring receipt and photo ID to test. Students who have not prepaid will not be permitted to test. 
  • Limited to two (2) attempts.
  • Exam MUST be scheduled through Appointments Plus. 

National League of Nursing - Acceleration Challenge Exam (ACE) Test Dates

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. in Glover 103B, Dyersburg campus.

  • Deadline to pay for exam is July 20.
  • There are only 20 slots for this testing date.
  • More dates will be posted at a later time.

If you do not register in Appointments Plus and pay to take the ACE Exam prior to the deadline, you will not be allowed to test.

ACE Review Sessions - Each session will be approximately 3-4 hours in length and held prior to the exam for a cost of $25.00. 

Monday, July 20, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. in Glover 103B, Dyersburg campus.

If you have questions regarding the review session, please contact Ms. Teresa Evans with Continuing Education at 731-286-3267.


About this Program

Associate of Applied Science


This program is in the Division of Nursing.

Program Faculty

Amy Johnson MSN, RN
Dean of Nursing
731-286-3398 (D)
731-475-3185 (JNC)

Christy Hamilton MSN, RN
Fast Track Instructor/Coordinator
Glover 154 - Dyersburg

Tammy Hines MSN, RN
Fast Track Instructor
Glover 156 - Dyersburg


Jackie Cherry (D)
Division Secretary

Robin Privett (D)
Division Secretary