Competitive and Limited Programs

2016 Competitive Allied Health Application Period

February 1, 2016 - March 4, 2016

Competitive Allied Health Programs

The 2016 Competitive Allied Health application period will be February 1, 2016 - March 4, 2016. The application period will be for the class that begins Fall 2016. The program criteria below will detail all steps required to apply.

First Steps To Apply


Competitive Program Guide Fall 2016


Competitive Program Assessment Fall 2016


Fall 2016 Competitive Allied Health Program Criteria

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. 

Limited Programs

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.

The next opportunity to apply to one of the limited programs will be April 1, 2016 for the class that begins Fall 2016.

Allied Health Programs

Business Hospitality Education

Emergency Medical Sciences

Additional Program Information

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