Competitive and Limited Programs

Due to the high volume of applicants, limited number of available seats, and clinical/resource/lab space
availability, certain programs may be designated as competitive or limited. These programs typically reside
in the Allied Health or Business and Hospitality Education Divisions and may include the following:

  • Associate Degree Nursing

  • LPN to A.D.N. Advanced Placement Option

  • Brewing, Distillation, and Fermentation

  • Central Sterile Processing

  • Cosmetology

  • Dental Assisting

  • Dental Hygiene

  • Emergency Medical Science

  • Esthetics Technology

  • Manicuring/Nail Technology

  • Medical Assisting

  • Medical Laboratory Technology

  • Medical Sonography

  • Occupational Therapy Assistant

  • Pharmacy Technology

  • Phlebotomy

  • Radiography

  • Surgical Technology

  • Veterinary Medical Technology

These programs have separate application periods and specific admission requirements and procedures.
Those interested should contact a GOT/Allied Health Advisor in the K. Ray Bailey Student Services Center
or by email at gotadvising@abtech.edu for specific instructions and application procedures. Distance services are available for students living outside of Buncombe County or its adjacent counties by contacting distanceadvising@abtech.edu.