Competitive and Limited Programs

 Limited program admission opens April 1st, 2016.


The programs listed below 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.

Admission to one of the limited programs will begin April 1, 2016 for the class that begins Fall 2016.

It is important that you read the application instructions/criteria below for your program of choice before April 1st, 2016.

Allied Health Programs

Business & Hospitality Education

Emergency Medical Sciences


Competitive Allied Health Program

Fall 2016 Competitive Allied Health application period ended March 4th, 2016.

The next opportuinty to apply to A-B Tech's competitive allied health programs will be spring 2017 for the class that begins in fall 2017. Program criteria will be posted summer 2016.

Please contact a GOT Pre-Allied Health advisor to discuss steps you can take now to be ready  to apply during the next application cycle.  E-mail for assistance. Please use the Subject: Allied Health.

You can also visit the K. Ray Bailey Student Services Center and meet in person to discuss further.

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, click here or contact the program advisor, Carol Douglas, at or (828) 398-7534. 


Additional Program Information


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


Phlebotomy Admission Process