Fast-Track Option

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

If you want to apply for the Fast-Track Option, you 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.
  • Current 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 earned through the credit-by-exam process:

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

You are encouraged to take the online preparatory course before scheduling an exam.

Contact our Nursing Program to learn about enrollment.

If you successfully pass the exam for all 3 courses, you will have earned a total credit of 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.



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

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Updated March 03, 2016


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