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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
404/ 975-5000

Approved by the Tennessee Board of Nursing
227 French Landing, Suite 300
Heritage Place Metro Center
Nashville, TN 37243
800/ 778-4123

LPN-RN Fast Track Nursing Packet

The DSCC Nursing Student packet for the LPN-RN Fast Track Summer 2014 program is posted to the right.

** Location, dates, and times of the LPN-RN Fast Track have yet to be determined. Once this information is finalized, it will be posted on this site.

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.
  • 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
Monday, April 21, 2014 - 1:00 p.m., JNC at Covington, BMHC Academic Building #163
                  Deadline to pay for exam - Monday, April 7, 2014.

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

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

Monday, April 14, 2014 - 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., JNC at Covington, Naifeh Building, Room A128B.

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

How Do I Apply?

Summer 2014 LPN-RN Fast Track Information Packet

The application deadline has passed.


About this Program


Associate of Applied Science


This program is in the Division of Nursing and Allied Health.

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


Robin Privett (D)
Division Secretary

Jackie Cherry (JNC)
Division Secretary