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Selective and Limited Programs

Spring 2020 Nursing Programs


Spring 2020 Application Period September 9 - October 16, 2019 


Both the Associate Degree Nursing and the LPN to ADN Advanced Placement Option programs start in January 2020. For more information and assistance, please contact a pre-program advisor located in the K. Ray Bailey Student Services Center on the Victoria Rd. campus. A pre-program advisor will be available Monday through Thursday, 9:00AM-7:00PM and Friday, 9:00AM-5:00PM.  Email and use the subject line: Allied Health or call 828-398-7900.


To apply to the Spring 2020 Associate Degree Nursing or Advanced Placement programs:


  • Carefully read through the Application Criteria below, and bring any questions with you to your application meeting.
  • Click here to schedule an appointment or you are welcome to 'walk-in' at your convenience to meet with an advisor in the Bailey Building.


Please NOTE: Applications will close at 5:00PM on October 16, 2019. 


Associate Degree Nursing

LPN to ADN Advanced Placement Option and Pre-Application Handout


Limited Programs

Students who are interested in one of the programs listed below may contact a Pre-Program Advisor located in the K. Ray Bailey building on the Main campus (Victoria Rd). Details about admission to the Fall 2020 class will be available soon.  

Allied Health 

Business & Hospitality Education

  • Brewing, Distillation, and Fermentation
  • Cosmetology (Spring 2020 class offered, details coming soon)
  • Cosmetology Instructor
  • Esthetics Technology
  • Manicuring/Nail Technology

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 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