Fast Track Option

The Fast Track Option is a partially online program for certified paramedics or licensed vocational nurses.

Students wishing to apply for the Fast Track Option must apply during the February/March application period for summer admission.

Eligibility requirements for the Fast Track Option include:

  • Acceptance into the TCC Nursing Program.
  • Certification/Licensure as an LVN or paramedic.


The purpose of this option is to shorten the completion time of the program from 24 to 15 months through the credit-by-exam process.

Credit for the following courses can be attained through the credit-by-exam process:

  • RNSG 1413 Foundations for Nursing Practice
  • RNSG 1460 Clinical - Foundations for Nursing Practice
  • RNSG 1105 Nursing Skills

Applicants are encouraged to take the online preparatory course before scheduling an exam.
Enrollment for this course is done through Continuing Education on Trinity River Campus.

An applicant who has successfully passed the exam for all three courses will have earned a total credit of nine (9) semester hours and will be eligible to take RNSG 2213 Mental Health Nursing and RNSG 2263 Clinical-Mental Health Nursing starting the Summer II session.



Nursing Program
Trinity River Campus East
245 East Belknap Street
Fort Worth TX 76102

Nursing Advising
TRHA 4008

Nursing Office
TRHN 3111A




Updated February 04, 2014


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