Concurrent Enrollment Nursing Pipeline

Not sure about getting your B.S.N.?

Having your RN coupled with a B.S.N. makes you more marketable, expanding career roles in advance practice, education and administration. It also increases your earning potential, to secure higher earnings during your career in the healthcare industry!


Concurrent Enrollment Nursing Pipeline (CENP)

Texas Tech El Paso University Health Sciences Center has partnered with DCCCD to offer Nursing students a great opportunity!

CENP Concurrent Enrollment Nursing Pipeline is for students applying or admitted to Brookhaven Nursing Program or admitted and attending Mountain View College Nursing Program.


Getting into the CENP program at Texas Tech School of Nursing El Paso

If a student has been in college, they can apply to CENP. Texas Tech El Paso requires that students have a minimum of 44 hours of college credit successfully completed at time of course enrollment.

These credits can be in ANY college subject. For the student with just a high school diploma, they will need to gain college credits prior to being considered for CENP. Pick the term that’s right for you, Texas Tech El Paso admits year round Spring, Summer, and Fall.

Travel to El Paso is not required to complete either program or course work, the entire program is 100% online. Completing CENP secures a place in the Texas Tech El Paso RN- B.S.N. Program, no additional applications!


Tuition Support Available

There is grant money available to pay for this opportunity.

Tuition support is available through a grant awarded to DCCCD by JP Morgan Chase and Company. For qualified students the grant will cover application fee, tuition, and textbooks.


Career Outlook

$27Entry wage for registered nurses
+26%Projected job growth through 2026
$61,959Median wage for BSN prepared Nurses

increased earning potential

The median annual wage for registered nurses was $58,562 in May 2016. The median wage for BSN prepared Nurses was $61,959. These numbers only keep growing.


Want more information?

Contact the CENP Coordinators

Kerrie K. Kenner
Program Services Coordinator
Health Careers Resource Center
Portia Royal
Program Services Coordinator
Health Careers Resource Center

Contact the Health Careers Resource Center

8:00 AM – 4:30 PM


701 Elm St.
Dallas, Texas 75202

One-half block from the DART West End rail station