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Online Degree Programs and Certificates

For students who need to pursue a college degree around work, life, and family demands, A-B Tech offers 100 percent online degrees, as well as 100 percent online certificates.


Online Degrees

Associate of Arts (General Pathway) 

Contact: Steven Heulett at or by phone at 828-398-7184.

The AA (General Pathway) degree is being offered to new students as part of a strategy to create streamlined Transfer Pathways in the Division of Arts & Sciences. Students who intend to earn four-year degrees can save up to 75 percent by completing the first two years at A-B Tech. 


Associate of Applied Science in General Business Administration

Contact: Marlene Frisbee at or by phone at 828-398-7247.

The AAS in Business Administration is one of A-B Tech’s most sought-after degrees, but many business students work full-time and require the flexibility to juggle college and work.


Online Certificates

Information Technology: GIS Fundamentals

Information Technology: Web Developer Level I

Contact: Brenda McFarland at or by phone at 828-398-7669.

Visit or call 828.398.7900.


Professional Licensure

*If you considering a program at A-B Tech that leads to licensure or certification and you do not live in NC, please contact the respective licensing board in the state in which you reside before beginning the program.  It is the student’s responsibility to contact the licensing board in the state in which they live or intend to practice.