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Selective and Limited Programs

Spring 2020 Limited Program Seats Available

Visit us today to enroll.  For more information, please email and use the Subject Line: Spring 2020 Limited Program or visit a Pre-Program Advisor located in the K. Ray Bailey building on the Main campus (Victoria Rd.).


          Certified phlebotomists are employed in hospitals, clinics, physicians' offices and other healthcare settings. A-B Tech's Phlebotomy program is approved by the National   Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS).

          Licensed cosmetologists are employed in beauty salons and related businesses. A-B Tech's Cosmetology program is approved by the North Carolina Board of Cosmetic Art Examiners. 


Limited Programs

Students who are interested in one of the programs listed may contact a Pre-Program Advisor located in the K. Ray Bailey building on the Main campus (Victoria Rd). Please review the admission requirements below for details.  

Allied Health 

Business & Hospitality Education

Emergency Services


Additional Program Information

To learn more about these programs, degrees, and other career choices, click the links below:


Fall 2020 Selective Program Application Period January 27, 2020 - March 6, 2020


A-B Tech Selective program application criteria are listed below

For more information please email: and use the subject:  Allied Health or visit the Pre-Program advisors located in the Bailey Building on the Victoria Road campus.


Associate Degree in Nursing 

Dental Assisting

Dental Hygiene

Medical Laboratory Technology

Medical Sonography

Occupational Therapy Assistant


Surgical Technology  

Veterinary Medical Technology


WNC RIBN is a collaborative program that is offered by A-B Tech and Western Carolina University.  For more information about WNC RIBN, refer to our WNC Regionally Increasing Baccalaureate Nurses webpage or contact our Pre-Nursing Advising team at

Pre-Limited/Pre-Selective Information Session

GOT Online Info Session Transcript

We require that students interested in any Selective or Limited program at A-B Tech first complete the Pre-Selective/Pre-Limited Information Session prior to meeting with a GOT/Pre-Allied Health Advisor.  The Pre-Limited/Pre-Selective Information Session schedule is available for Spring 2019. Alternatively, students may complete the online Pre-Limited/Pre-Selective Information Session. Please make sure to submit the survey prior to your initial advising session with a GOT/Pre-Allied Health Advisor. If you need assistance, you may email the GOT/Pre-Allied Health Advising Team at Please note that this does not satisfy the Selective Allied Health Program Information Session requirement in order to apply for a 2019FA Selective Allied Health Program. This is an additional step required to apply.

Phlebotomy Admission Overview