Competitive and Limited Programs

Competitive Allied Health Programs:

These programs have a competitive selection process. The application period for Fall 2015 will begin in October 2014.  The Competitive Allied Health selection criteria will be available in May 2014. 

Western North Carolina Regionally Increasing Baccalaureate Nurses (WNC RIBN)

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. 

Modified Competitive Allied Health Programs:

Applications are being taken for the program alternate list at this time.

These programs have a modified competitive selection process. These programs will start in Fall 2014.

Limited Programs:

Application period begins April 1, 2014.

These programs have limited capacity due to clinical site, resource, and/or lab space availability. Students who are interested in one of these programs for Fall 2014 can apply beginning April 1, 2014. Students are accepted into these programs on a first come, first served basis once minimum program eligibility requirements are met.


Allied Health Programs: 

Business Hospitality Education:

Emergency Medical Sciences:

  • 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.

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