The Associate Degree in Nursing in Tarrant County College is a 60-credit hour training program that incorporates course work in general and also nursing education courses with clinical experiences in many different area amenities. All clinical experiences are guided by an experienced nursing faculty.
There is also a Fast-Track Alternative and offer courses via a Hospital Collaboration. Graduates who meet the criteria are eligible to take the state licensure examination (NCLEX) that, upon successful passage, awards the credential of Registered Nurse (NCLEX-RN).
The Associate Degree in Nursing Training program is endorsed by the Board of Nursing for the State of Texas (BON) and also certified by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).
About The School
Tarrant County College (TCC) or Tarrant County College District is a community college serving Fort Worth as well as other towns in Tarrant County, Texas, USA providing degree programs towards an Associate of Arts, an Associate of Science, an Associate of Applied Science or Associate of Arts in Teaching.
It was initially referred to as Tarrant County Junior College (TCJC), the school started on July 31, in the year 1965 after voters endorsed a bond election for the creation of a junior college district.
Total estimated program cost is USD $11,250
Following are the minimum requirements for ADN-RN Nursing Program. Minimum admission standards include:
- The following science courses must be completed before applying and must be completed within five years prior to application to the nursing program (BIOL 2401 Anatomy and Physiology I, BIOL 2402 Anatomy and Physiology II and BIOL 2420 Microbiology)
- Completion of all courses required for the program with a grade of “C” or better.
- Completion of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the
International English Language Testing System (IELTS) if native/first language
is not English.
- Score on a standardized admissions test**- Each applicant is assigned a score
based on science GPA (50%) and the standardized admissions test results (50%).
- Admission to Tarrant County College
- Copy of official transcript(s)
- Letter of good standing from dean or director of previously attended nursing
- Completion of tests for clinical component of program (DFWHC Orientation, HIPAA, TCC Nursing Student Handbook Examination, Dosage Calculation Examination) with passing scores.
- HESI A2 is the required admission test for Nursing. The test has 4 sections: Math, Reading, Grammar and Vocabulary. You must earn a minimum score of 75 on each section of the HESI A2.
Eligibility requirements for the Fast Track Option include:
- Acceptance into the TCC Nursing Program.
- Current Certification/Licensure as an LVN or paramedic.
Tarrant County College
Address: 1500 Houston St, Fort Worth, TX 76102
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