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Fast-Track Option: Nursing

For certified paramedics, military medics or licensed vocational nurses.

When to Apply

You must apply during an active Fast-Track Program application period.

See How to Apply for the detailed application timeline and instructions.

The application procedure and requirements for the Fast-Track Program are the same as those for the regular Nursing Program.

Eligibility Requirements

You must be:

  • Accepted into the TCC Nursing Program.
  • Have current certification or licensure as an LVN or paramedic

Due to the fast pace of this option, we strongly recommend that you complete all general education course requirements before admission to the program.


The purpose of this option is to shorten the completion time of the program from 24 to 15 months.

You can earn credit for the following courses through the credit-by-exam / experience process:

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

If you successfully pass the exam for all 3 courses, you will have earned a total credit of 9 semester hours. You will be eligible to start the Summer 10-Week Session by taking:

Contact our Nursing Program to learn about enrollment.



Trinity River Campus

Health Care Professions
Advising Resource Hub

Choose your Health Care Professions Advisor by the first letter of your last name:

  • A–K: Cal Quigley, IV
  • L–S: Janette Keen
  • T–Z: Kimberlyn Moore-Debrossard

Call 817-515-1484


Advising by Appointment

Fall & Spring Hours
Monday–Friday: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Summer Hours
Monday–Thursday: 7:30 a.m.–6 p.m.

Trinity River Campus East

Associate Degree Nursing Program

Visit TRHN 3211
245 East Belknap Street
Fort Worth, TX 76102

Call 817-515-2339



Updated January 20, 2022