Competitive and Limited Programs

2015 Allied Health Admissions Overview is available below.

Fall 2015 Allied Health Admissions Overview - Power Point

Fall 2015 Allied Health Admissions Overview - PDF

Fall 2015 Allied Health Assessment

Competitive Allied Health Programs:

These programs have a competitive selection process. The application period for Fall 2015 will be February 2, 2015 through March 13, 2015.  Click on a program below to view the specific admission criteria and timeframe for that program.  

Coming Spring 2016 admission to Associate Degree Nursing. Details will be available Summer 2015.



Western North Carolina Regionally Increasing Baccalaureate Nurses (WNC RIBN)

The application deadline for RIBN is 1/20/15 for 2015 fall entry!!

WNC RIBN is a collaborative program that is offered by A-B Tech and Western Carolina University.  For information on WNC RIBN, contact the program advisor Carol Douglas at or (828) 398-7534.  You can click on the title to be redirected to the WNC RIBN website.

Limited Programs:

These programs have limited capacity due to clinical site, resource, and/or lab space availability. Students are accepted into these programs on a first come, first served basis once minimum program eligibility requirements are met. Classes begin Fall 2015.

NEW Phlebotomy 2015 Program Admission - Required admission and information session will be held on March 2nd, 2015 in the Ferguson auditorium at 9:00 AM on A-B Tech's main campus on Victoria Rd.

Allied Health Programs: 

Admission to the following programs begin April 1st, 2015.

  • Central Sterile Processing (new program)
  • Medical Assisting (day or evening option)
  • Medical Coding (day or evening option)
  • Pharm Tech (day or evening classes)

Business Hospitality Education:

Admission to the following programs begin April 1st, 2015.

Emergency Medical Sciences:

Admission to the following program begins April 1st, 2015.

  • Emergency Medical Science

To learn more about these programs, degrees, and other career choices, go to Career Coach web tool.  Additional Career Development Services available.